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um·bil·i·cal

 (ŭm-bĭl′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a navel or an umbilical cord.
2. Located near the central area of the abdomen.
n. Aerospace
An umbilical cord.

um·bil′i·cal·ly adv.

umbilical

(ʌmˈbɪlɪkəl; ˌʌmbɪˈlaɪkəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or resembling the umbilicus or the umbilical cord
2. (Anatomy) in the region of the umbilicus: an umbilical hernia.
n
(Anatomy) short for umbilical cord
umˈbilically adv

um•bil•i•cal

(ʌmˈbɪl ɪ kəl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an umbilicus or umbilical cord.
2. joined together by or as if by an umbilical cord.
3. adjacent to or located near the navel.
n.
[1535–45; < Medieval Latin]
um•bil′i•cal•ly, adv.

umbilical

- From Latin umbilicus, "navel."
See also related terms for navel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.umbilical - membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placentaumbilical - membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
conceptus, fertilized egg, embryo - an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life
fetus, foetus - an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
funiculus - any of several body structure resembling a cord
fetal membrane - any membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus
umbilical vein, vena umbilicalis - a vein in the umbilical cord; returns nutrient blood from the placenta to the fetus
Adj.1.umbilical - relating to or resembling the umbilicusumbilical - relating to or resembling the umbilicus; "umbilical cord"
Translations

umbilical

[ˌʌmbɪˈlaɪkəl]
A. ADJumbilical
B. CPD umbilical cord Ncordón m umbilical

umbilical

adjNabel-
n (Space, Anat: also umbilical cord) → Nabelschnur f

umbilical

[ˌʌmbɪˈlaɪkl] adjombelicale

um·bil·i·cal

a. umbilical, rel. al ombligo;
___ notchligamento ___;
___ herniahernia ___.

umbilical

adj umbilical
References in classic literature ?
As when the stricken whale, that from the tub has reeled out hundreds of fathoms of rope; as, after deep sounding, he floats up again, and shows the slackened curling line buoyantly rising and spiralling towards the air; so now, Starbuck saw long coils of the umbilical cord of Madame Leviathan, by which the young cub seemed still tethered to its dam.
To these observations I may add, on the high authority of Azara, that the Carrancha feeds on worms, shells, slugs, grasshoppers, and frogs; that it destroys young lambs by tearing the umbilical cord; and that it pursues the Gallinazo, till that bird is compelled to vomit up the carrion it may have recently gorged.
After log transformation to approach normalization, we analyzed the data by the paired t-test to assess statistical differences between maternal venous blood and arterial umbilical cord blood values.
Umbilical cord torsion has been established as an uncommon cause of intrauterine fetal demise.
We examined umbilical cords of 66 infants whose mothers had positive RPR and fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption tests.
A liaison network was launched Wednesday in Tokyo to expedite transfusions of blood taken from a newborn's umbilical cord -- referred to as cord blood -- by linking eight umbilical blood banks nationwide via a computer system.
PARENTS are to be asked to donate their babies' umbilical cords to a new Scottish blood bank in the fight against cancer.
The contract covers engineering, project management and fabrication of four static steel tube umbilicals(1), four dynamic thermoplastic umbilicals, and a thermoplastic Subsea Intervention Valve umbilical.
Contract awarded for Umbilical Catheters And Condoms
Funds Will Support Research Into Safety and Efficacy of Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Transplantations to treat Beta Thalassemia Major
The cable - called an umbilical - will be bound for the Ravn field development in the North Sea.
Developments such as these continue to stretch the boundaries of umbilical technology in terms of product complexity, length and operating requirements and require investment in product development to achieve these demands.