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NME 7 Embryology of the GI Tract (II)

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The major function of the developing liver
In the embryo, blood cells arise from this germ layer
6, second and birth
Embryologically, haematopoiesis begins at week [_], peaks at the end of the [_____] trimester, then dips off rapidly before [_____]
Yolk sac
Main site for embryonic haematopoiesis (not the liver)
Percentage of body weight the liver respresents at week 10 of development
Percentage of body weight the liver represents at time of birth
True or False: Bile is produced in gall bladder at week 12
Gall bladder and liver
Bile is stored in the [______] but produced in the [_____]
Lymphocytes and produces, stores and destroys red blood cells
Functions of the spleen
True or False: Spleen is entirely mesodermal
The spleen forms in the [_]th week after fertilisation
Ectopic pancreatic tissue
Pancreatic tissue which develops in a variety of incorrect areas, such as the lungs
[_]% of Meckel's divercitula contain pancreatic tissue
Annular pancreas
Defect where pancreas has encircled duodenum from both sides
Constriction and occlusion
Implications of annular pancreas for the duodenum
Tinged green
In a blockage caused by an annular pancreas constricting the duodenum, vomit would be [____]
Bile duct
The junction between the foregut and the midgut is located immediately after where the [_____] enters the duodenum
Midgut and hindgut
The splenic flexure represents the junction between [_____] and [______]