vitelline artery(redirected from arteria vitellina)
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vitelline artery[vī′tel‚ēn ′ärd·ə·rē]
An artery passing from the yolk sac to the primitive aorta in young vertebrate embryos. Also known as omphalomesenteric artery.
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