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Alanto (Greek) - Sausage
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Allantoic duct

A "sausage" "shaped" cell that "leads" waste products out of the embryo and help to exchange gas.

  • Alanto (Greek) - Sausage
  • Eidos (Greek) - Form, Resemblance or Shape, Likeness
  • Ducere (Latin) - To Lead
  • Connects the bladder of the fetus to the umbilicus
  • An allantoic cyst can develop with improper degradation of the allantoic duct
  • The urachus is the allantoic duct remnant