omphalomesenteric

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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.

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.