vitellointestinal cyst

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vitellointestinal cyst vi·tel·lo·in·tes·ti·nal cyst (vīt'l-ō-ĭn-těs'tə-nəl, vĭt'-)
A small tumor at the umbilicus of an infant, caused by the persistence of a segment of the vitellointestinal duct.

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