Kohlrausch folds

Kohl·rausch folds (kōlґroush) [Otto Ludwig Bernhard Kohlrausch, German physician, 1811–1854] plicae transversae recti.

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  • Otto Kohlrausch — Otto Ludwig Bernhard Kohlrausch (March 20, 1811 November 14, 1854) was a German physician and surgeon who was a native of Barmen. He studied natural sciences at the University of Bonn and medicine at Georg August University of Göttingen. In 1835… …   Wikipedia

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  • plicae transversae recti — [TA] plicae transversales recti transverse folds of rectum: permanent transverse folds in the rectum, usually three in number (two on the left and one on the right), involving the tunica mucosa and tela submucosa, and the circular layer of the… …   Medical dictionary

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