Meckel's diverticulum

Definitions of Meckel's diverticulum
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n a congenital diverticulum in the ileum resulting from incomplete closure of the yolk sac

Type of:
diverticulum
a herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)

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