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Meckel Diverticulum

"Meckel Diverticulum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A congenital abnormality characterized by the outpouching or sac formation in the ILEUM. It is a remnant of the embryonic YOLK SAC in which the VITELLINE DUCT failed to close.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Meckel Diverticulum" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Meckel Diverticulum" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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