Laurer's canal

Lau·rer's canal 'lau̇-rərz- n a muscular duct in some trematode worms that arises from the oviduct between the ovary and the omphalomesenteric duct and passes to the dorsal surface
Laurer Johann Friedrich (1798-1873)
German pharmacologist. Laurer described Laurer's canal in an article published in 1830.

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