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Müller, Johannes P.

German physician, 1801–1858.

Müller's duct

Müllerian duct.

Müller's maneuver

Inspiratory effort with a closed glottis at the end of expiration. This technique is used during radiographic studies to produce negative intrathoracic pressure and cause engorgement of blood vessels, thus allowing visualization of esophageal varices.

Müller's ring

The muscular ring at the junction of the cervical canal and the gravid uterus.

Müller's tubercle

The projection on the dorsal wall of the cloaca at which Müller's ducts terminate.
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Johannes P., German anatomist, physiologist, and pathologist, 1801-1858.
Müller capsule - the expanded beginning of a nephron composed of an inner and outer layer. Synonym(s): glomerular capsule
Müller duct - either of the two paired embryonic tubes extending along the mesonephros. Synonym(s): paramesonephric duct
Müller law - each type of sensory nerve ending gives rise to its own specific sensation. Synonym(s): law of specific nerve energies
Müller maneuver - the reverse of the Valsalva maneuver.
Müller tubercle - the first evidence of the embryonic uterus and vagina. Synonym(s): sinus tubercle
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