"Vitelline Duct" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Vitelline Duct
- Duct, Vitelline
- Ducts, Vitelline
- Vitelline Ducts
- Omphalomesenteric Duct
- Duct, Omphalomesenteric
- Ducts, Omphalomesenteric
- Omphalomesenteric Ducts
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Vitelline duct anomalies. Experience with 217 childhood cases. Arch Surg. 1987 May; 122(5):542-7.