Neurenteric canal of Kovalevsky

The neurenteric canal or canal of Kovalevsky is the transient communication of the amnion through notochordal canal to the yolk sac during notochordal formation at day 16-17.

Abnormalities during this stage produce the neurenteric cyst spectrum.

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rID: 52331
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Canal of Kovalevsky

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