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Vitelline Duct MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vitelline Duct
Tree Number(s)
A16.920
Unique ID
D014816
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014816
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Omphalomesenteric Duct
See Also
Meckel Diverticulum
Public MeSH Note
79; was VITELLINE DUCTS 1963-78
Online Note
use VITELLINE DUCT to search VITELLINE DUCTS 1966-78
History Note
79; was VITELLINE DUCTS 1963-78
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
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