Medical Definition of Kohlrausch's valves

1. The three or four crescentic folds placed horizontally in the rectal mucous membrane; the superior rectal fold is situated near the beginning of the rectum on the left side; the middle rectal fold (Nelaton's fold) is most prominent and consistent and projects from the right side about 8 cm above the anus (approximately the level of the floor of the rectouterine or rectovesical pouch); the inferior rectal fold is on the left side about 5 cm above the anus. Synonym: plicae transversales recti, Houston's folds, Houston's valves, Kohlrausch's valves, plicae recti, rectal folds, rectal valves. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kohlrausch's Valves

Koerber-Salus-Elschnig syndrome
Koerte-Ballance operation
Koestler
Koestlerian
Koettstorfer number
Kofu
Kogia
Kogia breviceps
Kogia simus
Kohima
Kohistan
Kohler's disease
Kohler illumination
Kohlmeier-Degos syndrome
Kohlrausch's muscle
Kohlrausch's valves
Kohn's pores
Kohnstamm's phenomenon
Kohtla-Järve
Koine
Koizumi
Kojac
Kojewnikoff
Kojewnikoff's epilepsy
Kokborok
Kokka
Kokka Shinto
Koko
Kokomo
Kokyo

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