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urachus in Medicine

urachus

(yurə-kəs)
n.
  1. The portion of the reduced allantoic stalk between the apex of the bladder and the umbilicus.
Related formsura•chal adj.
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  • He failed, however, to trace the connexion of the urachus with the bladder.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 1

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