TITLE

kink

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1178
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "kink" is presented. Kink refers to an unnatural angle or bend in a duct or tube such as the intestine, umbilical cord or ureter. The term originated from the word kinke which means "a twist in rope". The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233457

 

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