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omphalomesenteric artery

noun

Medical Definition of OMPHALOMESENTERIC ARTERY

:  an artery that arises in a vertebrate embryo from the aorta or one of the aortic trunks of the embryo, is distributed by numerous branches over the yolk sac, and is usually paired—called also vitelline artery

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July 04, 2015
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