vitelline vessel

n.

The artery that carries blood to the yolk sac from the embryo.
The vein that carries blood from the yolk sac to the embryo.

Nearby words

  1. vitelliform degeneration,
  2. vitellin,
  3. vitelline,
  4. vitelline membrane,
  5. vitelline pole,
  6. vitellogenesis,
  7. vitellogenic,
  8. vitellointestinal cyst,
  9. vitellus,
  10. viti levu


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