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Vitelline Duct

The narrow tube connecting the YOLK SAC with the midgut of the EMBRYO; persistence of all or part of it in post-fetal life produces abnormalities, of which the commonest is MECKEL DIVERTICULUM.

Year introduced: 1979

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Tree Number(s): A16.920

MeSH Unique ID: D014816

Entry Terms:

  • Duct, Vitelline
  • Ducts, Vitelline
  • Vitelline Ducts
  • Omphalomesenteric Duct
  • Duct, Omphalomesenteric
  • Ducts, Omphalomesenteric
  • Omphalomesenteric Ducts

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