body stalk

body stalk
: the mesodermal cord that connects a fetus with its chorion and through which course the umbilical vessels

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  • Body-stalk — Infobox Embryology Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 10 GrayPage = 53 Caption = Diagram showing the expansion of amnion and delimitation of the umbilicus. Caption2 = Section through the embryo. System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = s …   Wikipedia

  • body stalk anomaly — limb–body wall complex …   Medical dictionary

  • stalk — stalk1 [stôk] vi. [ME stalken < OE stealcian (in comp.) < stealc, high, steep < IE * stelg < base * stel , to place, set up > STILL1, Gr stellein] 1. a) to walk in a stiff, haughty, or grim manner b) to advance or spread grimly… …   English World dictionary

  • stalk — A narrowed connection with a structure or organ. allantoic s. the narrow connection between the intraembryonic portion of the allantois and the extraembryonic allantoic vesicle …   Medical dictionary

  • stalk cell — noun : one of the two cells produced by division of the generative cell in the pollen grain of some gymnosperms that bears or supports the body cell …   Useful english dictionary

  • limb–body wall complex — a lethal sequence caused by early amnion rupture in utero, so that the fetus has abdominal wall defects with evisceration, neural tube defects, scoliosis, and limb anomalies. Called also body stalk anomaly …   Medical dictionary

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  • hypophyseal stalk — noun the funnel shaped stalk connecting the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus • Hypernyms: ↑infundibulum • Part Holonyms: ↑pituitary, ↑pituitary gland, ↑pituitary body, ↑hypophysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • pituitary body — noun the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain • Syn: ↑pituitary, ↑pituitary gland, ↑hypophysis • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypophysial (for: ↑hypophysis), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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