omphalomesenteric duct

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omphalomesenteric duct

[¦äm·fə·lō‚mez·ən′ter·ik ′dəkt]
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Meckel's diverticulum is a true diverticulum of the small bowel resulting from incomplete closure of the omphalomesenteric duct.
Small bowel obstruction is a slightly rarer complication, most frequently caused by volvulus around an associated fibrous or omphalomesenteric band, intussusception, adhesions or incarceration within a hernial sac (2).
38) The diverticulum occurs at the antimesenteric border of the distal ileum and is caused by incomplete obliteration of the omphalomesenteric duct.