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yolk stalk

noun
1.
a tubular connection between the yolk sac and the embryonic gut in the developing embryo.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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yolk-stalk in Medicine

yolk stalk n.
A narrow ductlike part that connects the yolk sac to the middle of the digestive tract of an embryo. Also called omphalomesenteric duct.

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