omphalomesenteric


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Related to omphalomesenteric: vitelline cyst, persistent vitelline duct

omphalomesenteric

 [om″fah-lo-mes″en-ter´ik]
pertaining to the umbilicus and mesentery.

om·pha·lo·mes·en·ter·ic

(om'fă-lō-mez'en-ter'ik),
1. Term denoting relationship of the midgut to the yolk sac. As the head and tail folds of the embryo continue to form, this relationship is diminished and is represented by a narrow yolk stalk or vitelline duct.
2. Relating to the vitelline duct.

omphalomesenteric

/om·pha·lo·mes·en·ter·ic/ (om″fah-lo-mes″en-ter´ik) pertaining to the umbilicus and mesentery.

om·pha·lo·mes·en·ter·ic

(om'fă-lō-mez'en-ter'ik)
1. Term denoting relationship of the midgut to the umbilical vesicle (yolk stalk). As the head and tail folds of the embryo continue to form, this relationship is diminished and is represented by a narrow omphaloenteric duct (yolk stalk) or vitelline duct.
2. Relating to the vitelline duct.

omphalomesenteric

pertaining to the umbilicus and mesentery.

omphalomesenteric duct
the duct which connects the yolk sac with the embryonal alimentary tract in vertebrates.
omphalomesenteric vessels
arteries and veins carrying blood between the embryonal circulation and the yolk sac; destined to contribute to the blood supply to the gut and the portal venous drainage.
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Meckel's diverticulum, a vestige of the omphalomesenteric duct, is the most common congenital GI anomaly, causing nearly 50% of all cases of lower GI bleeding in patients less than 3 years of age.
Rich et al reported associated anomalies in 46% of children presenting with urachal anomalies including omphalocele, omphalomesenteric remnant, meningomyelocele, unilateral kidney, hydronephrosis and vaginal atresia (3).
They arise from the antimesenteric side of the bowel wall typically within 100 cm of the ileocecal valve and result from incomplete closure of the intestinal end of the embryonic omphalomesenteric duct.