Retzius, Anders Adolf
Retzius, Anders Adolf(ret′sē-ŭs)
Swedish anatomist, 1796–1860.
The supracallosal and subcallosal gyri.
incremental line of Retzius
Periodic dark lines seen in the enamel of a tooth that represent occasional metabolic disturbances of mineralization.
space of Retzius
An area in the lower portion of the abdomen between the bladder and pubic bones and bounded superiorly by the peritoneum. It contains areolar tissue, fat, and a plexus of veins.
veins of Retzius
The veins that communicate between the mesenteric veins and the inferior vena cava.