Definitions for umbilicalʌmˈbɪl ɪ kəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
um•bil•i•calʌmˈbɪl ɪ kəl(adj.)
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an umbilicus or umbilical cord.
joined together by or as if by an umbilical cord.
adjacent to or located near the navel.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Anatomy
Ref: umbilical cord.
Origin of umbilical:
1535–45; < ML
umbilical cord, umbilical(adj)
membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
relating to or resembling the umbilicus
A cord connecting an astronaut to a spacecraft or the like.
Of, or relating to, the navel (umbilicus) or the umbilical cord.
Origin: From umbilicus.
of or pertaining to an umbilicus, or umbilical cord; umbilic
pertaining to the center; central
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