Connecting stalk

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Connecting stalk
Latin pedunculus connectans
Code TE E5.11.3.1.1.0.4

The connecting stalk is a yolk sac diverticulum.[1]

It is derived from extraembryonic mesoderm.[2]

Eventually it forms the Umbilical cord.

References[edit]

  1. ^ M. W. Rana (28 July 1998). Human embryology made easy. CRC Press. pp. 66–. ISBN 978-90-5702-545-7. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Sant. Embryology for Medical Students. Jaypee Brothers Publishers. pp. 54–. ISBN 978-81-8448-367-3. Retrieved 22 May 2011.