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[Jean Z. Amussat, Fr. surgeon, 1796–1856]
Surgical formation of a lumbar colostomy; long deleted from current practice.
Amussat,Jean Z., French surgeon, 1796-1856.
Amussat valve - a series of crescentic folds of mucous membrane in the upper part of the cystic duct. Synonym(s): spiral fold of cystic duct
Amussat valvula - anomalous folds occurring at the level of the seminal colliculus. Synonym(s): posterior urethral valves