umbilication


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um·bil·i·cate

 (ŭm-bĭl′ĭ-kĭt) also um·bil·i·cat·ed (-kā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having a central mark or depression resembling a navel.
2. Having a navel.

um·bil′i·ca′tion n.

umbilication

(ʌmˌbɪlɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. (Biology) biology anatomy a navel-like notch or depression, as in the centre of a vesicle
2. (Biology) the condition of being umbilicated
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At the public health clinical evaluation on March 12, the patient had grouping of vesicular lesions with central umbilication on mildly erythematous bases on his trunk (Figure 2), with a solitary lesion near his left areola and on the volar aspect of his right forearm.
The overlying mucosa can show umbilication at the site of the draining duct and yet remain normal.
After resolution of the infection, a small umbilication in the skin remained.