Definition of Brunner in English:

Brunner

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • In the genitive, attributive, and with of, especially in "Brunner's glands". Designating the numerous small mucus-secreting glands located in the submucosa of the upper part of the small intestine.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From the name of Johann Conrad Brunner, Swiss physician and anatomist, who described the glands bearing his name in Exercitatio anatomico-medica de glandulis in intestino duodeno hominis detectis.

Pronunciation

Brunner

/ˈbrʌnə/