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cord of umbilical artery


Definition: the obliterated umbilical artery that persists as a fibrous cord passing upward alongside the bladder to the umbilicus.

Synonym(s): chorda arteriae umbilicalisTA, ligamentum umbilicale mediale, medial umbilical ligament

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