Mercier bar


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interureteric crest

[TA]
a fold of mucous membrane of the urinary bladder extending from the orifice of the ureter of one side to that of the other side.

Mercier bar

(1) Interureteric fold; plica interureterica [NA6].
(2) Median bar, see there.
 
The term is linked tonamed after French urologist Louis Auguste Mercier (1811–1882).

Mercier bar

(mer-sē-ā′)
[Louis-Auguste Mercier, Fr. urologist, 1811–1882]
A curved fold at the neck of the bladder forming the posterior margin of the trigonum vesicae.

Mercier,

Louis Auguste, French urologist, 1811-1882.
median bar of Mercier - Synonym(s): Mercier bar
Mercier bar - a fold of mucous membrane extending from the orifice of the ureter of one side to that of the other side. Synonym(s): interureteric fold; median bar of Mercier
Mercier catheter
Mercier sound - a catheter the beak of which is short and bent almost at a right angle.
Mercier valve - an occasional fold of mucosa of the bladder partially occluding the ureteral orifice.