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Search Results for: diverticulum


Diverticulum (Science: anatomy, surgery) a small sac-like structure that sometimes forms in the walls of the intestines,... Read More


Definition noun, plural: allantoises or allantoides An embryonic diverticulum of the hindgut of reptiles, birds, and... Read More

Vaginal process of peritoneum

vaginal process of peritoneum --> processus vaginalis of peritoneum A peritoneal diverticulum in the embryonic lower... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Preoral gut

preoral gut --> Seessel's pocket The part of the embryonic foregut extending cephalad to the level of the oral plate and... Read More


stomodeum 1. A midline ectodermal depression ventral to the embryonic brain and surrounded by the mandibular arch; when the... Read More

Laimer triangle

Laimer triangle --> Killian's triangle (Science: anatomy) The triangular-shaped area of the cervical oesophagus bordered by... Read More


Definition noun, plural: caeca (anatomy) A blind pouch-like commencement of the colon in the right lower quadrant of the... Read More

Peptic ulcer

Definition noun, plural: peptic ulcers An ulcer in certain areas in the gastrointestinal tract caused in part by diminished... Read More


Definition noun The scientific or medical study of the processes and pathophysiology of deglutition Supplement Deglutology... Read More

Fetal membrane

Definition noun, plural: fetal membranes A membrane surrounding the embryo or fetus and is involved in nutrition,... Read More