urachus

noun

ura·​chus -kəs How to pronounce urachus (audio)
: a cord of fibrous tissue extending from the bladder to the navel and constituting the functionless remnant of a part of the duct of the allantois of the embryo

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“Urachus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/urachus. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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