OMIA 000781 : Patent urachus
Category: Embryo phene
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Cross-species summary: The urachus is a canal present in the foetus, connecting the bladder with the allantois via the navel. It normally disappears after birth. A patent urachus is one which persists after birth, allowing urine to drip out of the bladder through the umbilicus.
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
- Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 20 Oct 2022