Definition of Vitelline sac

1. Noun. Membranous structure that functions as the circulatory system in mammalian embryos until the heart becomes functional.

Exact synonyms: Umbilical Vesicle, Vesicula Umbilicus, Yolk Sac
Generic synonyms: Sac



Medical Definition of Vitelline sac

1. One of the set of extra embryonic membranes, growing out from the gut over the yolk surface, in birds formed from the splanchnopleure, an outer layer of splanchnic mesoderm and an inner layer of endoderm. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vitelline Sac

vitelli
vitelliform
vitelliform degeneration
vitelligenous
vitellin
vitellin-degrading protease
vitelline
vitelline artery
vitelline circulation
vitelline cord
vitelline duct
vitelline fistula
vitelline layer of egg
vitelline membrane
vitelline reservoir
vitelline sac (current term)
vitelline vein
vitelline vessels
vitellines
vitellins
vitelliruptive degeneration
vitellogene
vitellogenes
vitellogeneses
vitellogenesis
vitellogenetic
vitellogenic carboxypeptidase
vitellogenin
vitellogenins
vitellointestinal cyst

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