belly button

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navel, umbilicus, belly button, omphalodium - The navel is also the umbilicus, belly button, or omphalodium; navel and umbilicus share the same Indo-European root.
See also related terms for navel.
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Noun1.belly button - a scar where the umbilical cord was attachedbelly button - a scar where the umbilical cord was attached; "you were not supposed to show your navel on television"; "they argued whether or not Adam had a navel"; "she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton"
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
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Markle's popped belly button is a sign that the duchess is approaching or is already in her third trimester.
After two full-term pregnancies, I have the typical stretch marks on my thighs and along the sides of my abdomen, and my skin resembles a deflated balloon, sagging around what used to be my belly button. After stretching out for the second time, my belly button hasn't seemed to get the memo that we are no longer pregnant.
He said: "The cancer has returned in my belly button, which I've been told is incredibly rare.
Linda Tervit Hildreth added: "If my belly button has shifted to the middle of my back then, yeah, I can do it."
Following the operation, surgeons told Mrs Jackson that they had not "created" a new belly button for her because there was not enough skin left over after the operation.
But it later emerged that they had left part of the old one inside her and, in 2011, on a flight from Portugal, Mrs Jackson noticed that there were blisters around where her old belly button had been and the area "unexpectedly burst".
The snap showed a sparkling silver handled belly button brush resting inside the casing.
Lise Eliot who charts the development of children from conception through the first five years of life, recent research of their own in the Psychology Department at Sonoma State University, and their vast clinical experience in career counseling and psychometry, the two authors of What's Behind Your Belly Button have presented an interpretation of recent medical research into a new revolutionary understanding of gut instincts and a more accurate behavioral understanding of the Self and human nature than has previously been available.
The urology team at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough will soon be able to offer the technique, which sees surgery performed through the belly button.
In this issue of MLO, readers will find articles focused on bacterial biofilms, syphilis, and dengue fever as well as other tidbits about the ever-growing menu of life-threatening "bugs" and "superbugs." Now, a troupe of NC Slate U scientists have launched a serious study focused on germs: The Belly Button Biodiversity project.
As we got about talking, he said, "You know how I won the Harvard University's Nobel Prize?' Without letting me ask, he said, "While hunting for some real answer to the question - why is my belly button (navel) fluff blue - and why do I get it any how?"