vitellointestinal

vitellointestinal

(vī″tĕl-ō-ĭn-tĕs′tĭn-ăl)
Pert. to the embryonic yolk sac and the intestinal tract.
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As the vitellointestinal duct connects the developing midgut to the yolk sac in the embryo, incomplete resorption of the obliterated vitelline duct results in fibrous band connecting the distal ileum to the umbilicus.
This persistent part is normally present in early fetal life as the proximal part of the vitellointestinal duct, which usually disappears later.
It is a true diverticulum found in the anti-mesenteric boarder comprising of all intestinal layers and is due to the persistence of the vitellointestinal duct.
persistence of vitellointestinal duct impart (Meckel's Diverticulum) or whole, aganglionosis of colon (Hirschsprung's disease), malrotation of gut etc.