omphalomesenteric veins

vitelline v's.

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  • Omphalomesenteric — Om pha*lo*mes en*ter ic, a. [Omphalo + mesenteric.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the umbilicus and mesentery; omphalomesaraic; as, the omphalomesenteric arteries and veins of a fetus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • omphalomesenteric vein — n any of the veins in a vertebrate embryo that return the blood from the yolk sac to the heart or later to the portal vein and in mammals have their function of bringing nutriment to the embryo superseded early by that of the umbilical vein… …   Medical dictionary

  • vitelline veins — veins that return the blood from the yolk sac to the primordial heart of the early embryo. Called also omphalomesenteric v s …   Medical dictionary

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  • Congenital lymphedema — is a blockage of fluid in the developing fetal lymphatic system. It is diagnosed by a nuchal scan. Presence of this condition is also associated with congenital heart defect.[1] See also Amniotic band syndrome HNRPH1 Norman Roberts syndrome… …   Wikipedia

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