duct of Rivinus


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duct of Rivinus

[rivē′nəs] [Augustus Q. Rivinus, German anatomist, 1652-1723];
Etymology: L, ducere, to lead
one of the minor sublingual ducts. Compare Bartholin's duct.

duct of Rivinus

One of 5 to15 ducts (the minor sublingual ducts) that drain the posterior portion of the sublingual gland.
See also: Rivinus, August