yolk stalk


noun

a tubular connection between the yolk sac and the embryonic gut in the developing embryo.

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Origin of yolk stalk

First recorded in 1895–1900
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yolk stalk

n.

A narrow ductlike part that connects the yolk sac to the middle of the digestive tract of an embryo.omphalomesenteric duct
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