Definitions for umbilicusʌmˈbɪl ɪ kəs, ˌʌm bəˈlaɪ kəs; -ˈbɪl əˌsaɪ, -bəˈlaɪ saɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

um•bil•i•cusʌmˈbɪl ɪ kəs, ˌʌm bəˈlaɪ kəs; -ˈbɪl əˌsaɪ, -bəˈlaɪ saɪ(n.)(pl.)-bil•i•ci

  1. Category: Anatomy

    Ref: navel (def. 1). 1

  2. a navellike formation, as the hilum of a seed.

    Category: Botany

Origin of umbilicus:

1605–15; < L umbilīcus navel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. navel, umbilicus, bellybutton, belly button, omphalos, omphalus(noun)

    a scar where the umbilical cord was attached

    "you were not supposed to show your navel on television"; "they argued whether or not Adam had a navel"; "she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton"

Wiktionary

  1. umbilicus(Noun)

    navel

  2. Origin: From umbilicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Umbilicus(noun)

    the depression, or mark, in the median line of the abdomen, which indicates the point where the umbilical cord separated from the fetus; the navel

  2. Umbilicus(noun)

    an ornamented or painted ball or boss fastened at each end of the stick on which manuscripts were rolled

  3. Umbilicus(noun)

    the hilum

  4. Umbilicus(noun)

    a depression or opening in the center of the base of many spiral shells

  5. Umbilicus(noun)

    either one of the two apertures in the calamus of a feather

  6. Umbilicus(noun)

    one of foci of an ellipse, or other curve

  7. Umbilicus(noun)

    a point of a surface at which the curvatures of the normal sections are all equal to each other. A sphere may be osculatory to the surface in every direction at an umbilicus. Called also umbilic

Freebase

  1. Umbilicus

    Umbilicus is a genus of over ninety species of flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae. Many of its species have been given synonyms under different genera such as Rosularia, Cotyledon, and Chiastophyllum. However, those that remain in Umbilicus are listed below: ⁕Umbilicus rupestris ⁕Umbilicus horizontalis ⁕Umbilicus intermedius ⁕Umbilicus chrysanthus ⁕Umbilicus chloranthus ⁕Umbilicus erectus ⁕Umbilicus oppositifolius ⁕Umbilicus aetneus ⁕Umbilicus affinis ⁕Umbilicus aizoon ⁕Umbilicus albido-opacus, sometimes referred to as opacus. ⁕Umbilicus alpestris ⁕Umbilicus botryoides ⁕Umbilicus citrinus ⁕Umbilicus coutinhoi ⁕Umbilicus cyprius ⁕Umbilicus deflexus ⁕Umbilicus denticulatus ⁕Umbilicus elymaiticus ⁕Umbilicus erubescens ⁕Umbilicus ferganicus ⁕Umbilicus fimbriatus ⁕Umbilicus gendjnamensis ⁕Umbilicus giganteus

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Umbilicus

    The pit in the center of the ABDOMINAL WALL marking the point where the UMBILICAL CORD entered in the FETUS.

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