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EMBRYOLOGY-MIDGUT

1. Blood supply - superior mesenteric artery.
2. Supported by dorsal mesentery.
3. Derivatives of the midgut - all small intestine (from distal duodenum) + colon (to left colic flexure).
4. Apex of the loop of midgut is the embryological vitellointestinal duct (site of a Meckel's diverticulum).


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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