Hoboken nodules

Ho·bo·ken nod·ules

gross dilations on the outer surface of the umbilical arteries.
See also: Hoboken valves.
Synonym(s): Hoboken gemmules
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Ho·bo·ken nod·ules

(hō'bō-kĕn nod'yūlz)
Gross dilations on the outer surface of the umbilical arteries.
See also: Hoboken valves
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Hoboken,

Nicholas van, Dutch anatomist and physician, 1632-1678.
Hoboken gemmules - Synonym(s): Hoboken nodules
Hoboken nodules - gross dilations on the outer surface of the umbilical arteries. Synonym(s): Hoboken gemmules
Hoboken valves - the flangelike protrusions into the lumen of the umbilical arteries where they are twisted or kinked in their course through the umbilical cord.
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