Definitions for umbilicalʌmˈbɪl ɪ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

um•bil•i•calʌmˈbɪl ɪ kəl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an umbilicus or umbilical cord.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. joined together by or as if by an umbilical cord.

  3. adjacent to or located near the navel.

    Category: Anatomy

  4. Category: Common Vocabulary, Anatomy

    Ref: umbilical cord.

Origin of umbilical:

1535–45; < ML


Princeton's WordNet

  1. umbilical cord, umbilical(adj)

    membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta

  2. umbilical(adj)

    relating to or resembling the umbilicus

    "umbilical cord"


  1. umbilical(Noun)

    A cord connecting an astronaut to a spacecraft or the like.

  2. umbilical(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to, the navel (umbilicus) or the umbilical cord.

  3. Origin: From umbilicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Umbilical(noun)

    of or pertaining to an umbilicus, or umbilical cord; umbilic

  2. Umbilical(noun)

    pertaining to the center; central


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