omphalomesenteric duct

noun

Medical Definition of omphalomesenteric duct

: the duct by which the yolk sac or umbilical vesicle remains connected with the digestive tract of the vertebrate embryo

called also vitelline duct, yolk stalk

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“Omphalomesenteric duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/omphalomesenteric%20duct. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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