Definition of Umbilical vesicle

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

Exact synonyms: Vesicula Umbilicus, Vitelline Sac, Yolk Sac
Generic synonyms: Sac



Medical Definition of Umbilical vesicle

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 Umbilical Vesicle

umbilical duct
umbilical fissure
umbilical fistula
umbilical fossa
umbilical fungus
umbilical hernia
umbilical hernias
umbilical notch
umbilical part of left branch of portal vein
umbilical region
umbilical souffle
umbilical vein
umbilical veins
umbilical vesicle (current term)
umbilicals
umbilicate
umbilicated
umbilication
umbilications
umbilici
umbilicomammillary triangle
umbilicoplasties
umbilicoplasty
umbilicovesical fascia
umbilicus
umbilicuses
umbite

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