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yolk stalk

a tubular connection between the yolk sac and the embryonic gut in the developing embryo.
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First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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