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median umbilical fold

 

Definition: a fold of peritoneum on the anterior wall of the abdomen covering the urachus, or remains of the allantoic stalk.

Synonym(s): plica umbilicalis medianaTA, middle umbilical fold, plica urachi, urachal fold

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