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stalk

stalk (stawk)

A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.
allantoic s.the narrow connection between the intraembryonic portion of the allantois and the extraembryonic allantoic vesicle.
body s.the extraembryonic precursor of the connecting s. or umbilical cord by which the embryo is attached to its trophoblastic chorion.connecting s;
connecting s.body s
s. of epiglottisthe lower end or pedicle of the cartilage of the epiglottis, attached to the superior notch of the thyroid cartilage.petiolus epiglottidis [NA] ;
infundibular s.infundibular stem
optic s.the constricted proximal portion of the optic vesicle in the embryo; it develops into the optic nerve.
pineal s.the attachment of the pineal body to the roof of the third ventricle; it contains the pineal recess of the third ventricle.
pituitary s.a process comprising the tuberal part investing the infundibular stem that attaches the hypophysis to the tuber cinereum at the base of the brain.
yolk s.the narrowed connection between the intraembryonic gut and the yolk sac; its walls are splanchnopleure.umbilical duct, vitelline duct, vitellointestinal duct;

 

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