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

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. umbilical(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From umbilicus.

  2. umbilical(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: 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

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. Anup Katheria:

    The practice of helping babies breathe while waiting to clamp the umbilical cord has been around for a long time; it makes sense for the sickest infants, we're focused on producing evidence that shows the benefits. We think this could become the foundation for practice changing resuscitation techniques, transforming outcomes for the most critical of newborns nationwide.

  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. 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.

  4. Jim Johnson:

    Law enforcement was doing a terrific job in terms of arrests and seizures, and the community was coming together doing everything a community should be doing, but when we look at the internals, 13.9 percent of our babies were born addicted to drugs and 60 percent of the umbilical cords of babies tested positive for opiates.

  5. Gordon Watts:

    You don't want to foul your umbilical around yourself or cut yourself, you have to move pretty carefully when you are down there.

Images & Illustrations of umbilical

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