urachus

[ yurə-kəs ]

n.

The portion of the reduced allantoic stalk between the apex of the bladder and the umbilicus.

Nearby words

  1. upwind,
  2. ur,
  3. ur of the chaldees,
  4. ur-,
  5. ur-nammu,
  6. uracil,
  7. uraemia,
  8. uraeus,
  9. ural,
  10. ural mountains

Related formsura•chal adj.


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