Nuck, Anton

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Anton, Dutch anatomist, 1650-1692.
canal of Nuck - a persistent processus vaginalis in the female.
Nuck diverticulum - a peritoneal diverticulum in the embryonic lower anterior abdominal wall. Synonym(s): processus vaginalis of peritoneum
Nuck hydrocele - accumulation of serous fluid in the labium majus or in Nuck canal. Synonym(s): hydrocele feminae
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The canal of Nuck, first described by Anton Nuck in 1691.