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omphalomesenteric

Pronunciation: om'fa-lo-mez'en-ter'ik

Definition:

  1. Term denoting relationship of the midgut to the yolk sac. As the head and tail folds of the embryo continue to form, this relationship is diminished and is represented by a narrow yolk stalk or vitelline duct.
  2. Relating to the vitelline duct.
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