Meckel's diverticulum

noun

: the proximal part of the omphalomesenteric duct when persistent as a blind fibrous tube connected with the lower ileum

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“Meckel's diverticulum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Meckel%27s%20diverticulum. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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