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  1. umbilical vein, vena umbilicalis(noun)

    a vein in the umbilical cord; returns nutrient blood from the placenta to the fetus

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  1. Umbilical vein

    The umbilical vein is a vein present during fetal development that carries oxygenated blood from the placenta to the growing fetus. The blood pressure inside the umbilical vein is approximately 18 mmHg.

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