What does omphalocele mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. umbilical hernia, omphalocele(noun)

    protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth


  1. omphalocele(Noun)

    A hernia of the navel


  1. Omphalocele

    An omphalocele is a type of abdominal wall defect in which the intestines, liver, and occasionally other organs remain outside of the abdomen in a sac because of a defect in the development of the muscles of the abdominal wall. Omphalocele occurs in 2.5/10,000 births and is associated with a high rate of mortality and severe malformations, such as cardiac anomalies and neural tube defect. Approximately 15% of live-born infants with omphalocele have chromosomal abnormalities.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of omphalocele in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of omphalocele in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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