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Definitions for umbilical
ʌmˈbɪl ɪ kəlum·bil·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. umbilical cord, umbilicaladjective

    membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta

  2. umbilicaladjective

    relating to or resembling the umbilicus

    "umbilical cord"

Wiktionary

  1. umbilicalnoun

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

  2. umbilicaladjective

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

  3. Etymology: From umbilicus.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Umbilicaladjective

    Belonging to the navel.

    Etymology: umbilicale, Fr. from umbilicus, Lat.

    Birds are nourished by umbilical vessels, and the navel is manifest a day or two after exclusion. Thomas Browne, Vulg. Errours.

    In a calf, the umbilical vessels terminate in certain bodies divided into a multitude of carneous papillæ, received into so many sockets of the cotyledons growing on the womb. John Ray.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Umbilicalnoun

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

  2. Umbilicalnoun

    pertaining to the center; central

Editors Contribution

  1. umbilical

    A form of duct connecting the foetus to the placenta.

    The umbilical cord connects the foetus to the placenta within the mother


    Submitted by MaryC on July 28, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of umbilical in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of umbilical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of umbilical in a Sentence

  1. Paul Walker:

    He [Walker] was in the room. There's no other person that I'm thinking about as I'm cutting this umbilical cord.

  2. Antonin Artaud:

    Ah! How neatly tied, in these people, is the umbilical cord of morality! Since they left their mothers they have never sinned, have they? They are apostles, they are the descendants of priests; one can only wonder from what source they draw their indignation, and above all how much they have pocketed to do this, and in any case what it has done for them.

  3. Chelsea Anderson:

    It was a very unexpected delivery, i was very nervous, very scared, especially with the umbilical cord wrapped around three times.

  4. Amanda Burleigh:

    I began to question why we were trained to cut the umbilical cord immediately after a baby was born, i then started to explore my theory that there must be a link to a child's health based on when the cord is cut.

  5. Raphael Mohammed:

    Priority 1 was to get the mom calm, once I got there and I see a child’s body and not a head. I get close and see an umbilical cord, that’s when I had to move quickly and think quickly. my priority was to get air to this child and free the airway up.

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