a fold of mucous membrane in the duodenum just above the greater duodenal papilla.
Vater,Abraham, German anatomist and botanist, 1684-1751.
duct of Vater - Synonym(s): Bochdalek duct
Vater ampulla - the dilation within the major duodenal papilla that normally receives both the common bile duct and the main pancreatic duct. Synonym(s): hepatopancreatic ampulla
Vater corpuscles - small oval bodies in the skin of the fingers, in the mesentery, tendons, and elsewhere sensitive to pressure. Synonym(s): lamellated corpuscles; pacinian corpuscles; Vater-Pacini corpuscles
Vater fold - a fold of mucous membrane in the duodenum just above the greater duodenal papilla.
Vater tubercle - duodenal papilla. Synonym(s): papilla of Santorini
Vater-Pacini corpuscles - Synonym(s): Vater corpuscles