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valve of ver·mi·form ap·pen·dix
a fold of mucous membrane, simulating a valve, sometimes found at the origin of the vermiform appendix.
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[Joseph von Gerlach, Ger. anatomist, 1820–1896]
An inconstant valve present at the opening of the vermiform appendix into the cecum.
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Gerlach,Joseph, German anatomist, 1820-1896.
Gerlach anular tendon - the thickened portion of the circumference of the tympanic membrane that is fixed in the tympanic sulcus. Synonym(s): fibrocartilaginous ring of tympanic membrane
Gerlach tonsil - a collection of lymphoid nodules near the pharyngeal opening of the auditory tube. Synonym(s): tubal tonsil
Gerlach valve - a fold of mucous membrane, simulating a valve, sometimes found at the origin of the vermiform appendix. Synonym(s): valve of vermiform appendix; valvula processus vermiformis
Gerlach valvula - the network of fibers at the iridocorneal angle between the anterior chamber of the eye and the venous sinus of the sclera. Synonym(s): trabecular reticulum
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