Heisters valve

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Heisters valve --> spiral fold of cystic duct

a series of crescentic folds of mucous membrane in the upper part of the cystic duct, arranged in a somewhat spiral manner.

Synonym: plica spiralis ductus cystici, amussats valve, heisters valve, spiral valve of cystic duct, valvula spiralis.