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seen in the cadaver as a bilabial prominence of the terminal ileum protruding into the large intestine at the cecocolic junction; in a living person, it appears as a truncated cone with a star-shaped orifice.
Synonym(s): papilla ilealis [TA], Bauhin valve, ileocecal eminence, ileocecal valve, ileocolic valve, Tulp valve, Tulpius valve, valva ileocecalis, valve of Varolius
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Bauhin valve(bō′an″, bō-an′)
[Gaspard (Caspar)Bauhin, Swiss botanist and anatomist, 1560–1624]
The ileocecal valve.
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Bauhin,Gaspard, Swiss anatomist, 1560-1624.
Bauhin gland - one of the small mixed glands deeply placed near the apex of the tongue on each side of the frenulum. Synonym(s): anterior lingual gland
Bauhin valve - Synonym(s): ileocecal valve
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