yolk stalk

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yolk stalk

n.
A narrow ductlike part that connects the yolk sac to the middle of the digestive tract of an embryo.

yolk′ stalk`


n.
a tubular connection between the yolk sac and the embryonic gut in the developing embryo.
[1895–1900]
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Ultrasonography could demonstrate omphaloenteric duct remnants or cysts.
The left and right vitelline arteries originate from the primitive dorsal aorta, and travel with the omphaloenteric duct.