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umbilical vesicle

n :  the yolk sac of a mammalian embryo usu. having the form of a fluid-filled pouch, corresponding to the yolk sac of an oviparous vertebrate, and having a transitory connection with the alimentary canal by way of the omphalomesenteric duct .
 
 

 
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