Hydatid of Morgagni
Hydatid Hy"da*tid, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a watery vesicle under the upper eyelid, fr. "y`dwr, "y`datos, water: cf. F. hydatide.] (Zo["o]l.) A membranous sac or bladder filled with a pellucid fluid, found in various parts of the bodies of animals, but unconnected with the tissues. It is usually formed by parasitic worms, esp. by larval tapeworms, as Echinococcus and C[oe]nurus. See these words in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster]

{Hydatid of Morgagni} (Anat.), one of the small pedunculated bodies found between the testicle and the head of the epididymis, and supposed to be a remnant of the M["u]llerian duct. [1913 Webster]


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  • hydatid of Morgagni — hydatid of Mor·ga·gni mȯr gän yē n 1) a small stalked or pedunculated body found between the testicle and the head of the epididymis in the male or attached to the fimbriae of the fallopian tube or the broad ligament in the female and considered …   Medical dictionary

  • Hydatid of Morgagni — The Hydatid of Morgagni can refer to one of two closely related structures: * Appendix testis (in the male) * Vesicular appendages of epoophoron (in the female) …   Wikipedia

  • hydatid of morgagni — mȯ(r)ˈgänyē Usage: usually capitalized M Etymology: after Giovanni B. Morgagni died 1771 Italian physician 1. : a small stalked or predunculated body found between the testicle and the head of the epididymis in the male or attached to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Morgagni — can refer to: Giovanni Battista Morgagni, an Italian anatomist. Morgagni s hernia Foramina of Morgagni Hydatid of Morgagni This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link l …   Wikipedia

  • Hydatid — Hy da*tid, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a watery vesicle under the upper eyelid, fr. y dwr, y datos, water: cf. F. hydatide.] (Zo[ o]l.) A membranous sac or bladder filled with a pellucid fluid, found in various parts of the bodies of animals, but unconnected… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydatid — can refer to:* Echinococcosis * Hydatid of Morgagni …   Wikipedia

  • hydatid — 1. SYN: h. cyst. 2. A vesicular structure resembling an Echinococcus cyst. [G. hydatis, a drop of water, a hyatid] Morgagni h. SYN: vesicular appendages of epoophoron, under appendage. nonpedunculated h. SYN: appendix of …   Medical dictionary

  • Morgagni — Giovanni B., Italian anatomist and pathologist, 1682–1771. See morgagnian cyst, M. appendix, M. cartilage, M. caruncle, M. cataract, M. columns, under column, M. concha, M. crypts, under crypt, M. disease, M. foramen, M. foramen hernia, M. fossa …   Medical dictionary

  • Hidátide de Morgagni — Los anexos testiculares son estructuras vestigiales embrionarias, aparecen en el 80 90% de los testículos. La hidátide de Morgagni es un remanente embrionario del conducto de Muller. Está formado por tejido fibroso recubriendo un eje vascular.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Giovanni Battista Morgagni — Born February 25, 1682 Forlì …   Wikipedia

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