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persistent

1. (of plant parts) remaining attached to the plant after the normal time of withering
2. Zoology
a. (of parts normally present only in young stages) present in the adult
b. continuing to grow or develop after the normal period of growth
3. (of a chemical, esp when used as an insecticide) slow to break down; not easily degradable

persistent

[pər′sis·tənt]
(botany)
Of a leaf, withering but remaining attached to the plant during the winter.

persistent

persistent

Permanent. See persistent data, persistent name and persistent object.
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There are many mechanisms for small-bowel obstruction from a persistent omphalomesenteric duct. These include intussusception in the case of a patent omphalomesenteric duct, volvulus or internal hernia (closed-loop obstruction) from a patent omphalomesenteric duct, or a fibrous connection between the umbilicus and the ileum.
Persistent omphalomesenteric duct constitutes an extremely infrequent cause of small-bowel obstruction.
Persistent omphalomesenteric duct causing small bowel obstruction in an adult.

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