vitellointestinal cyst

[ vīt′l-ō-ĭn-tĕstə-nəl, vĭt′- ]

n.

A small tumor that is at the umbilicus of an infant and is caused by the persistence of a segment of the vitellointestinal duct.

Nearby words

  1. vitelline membrane,
  2. vitelline pole,
  3. vitelline vessel,
  4. vitellogenesis,
  5. vitellogenic,
  6. vitellus,
  7. viti levu,
  8. vitiable,
  9. vitiate,
  10. vitiation


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