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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The belly button is a very important cosmetic feature of the stomach," Darren Smith, a board-certified plastic surgeon working in New York, told (https://www.
Despite having chemotherapy and being given the all-clear for two years he knew the disease had returned when he felt a lump in his belly button.
As a child someone told me to touch their belly button and then smell my finger.
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.
In 2011, on a return flight from a holiday in Portugal, Mrs Jackson noticed that there were blisters around where her old belly button had been and the area "unexpectedly burst", the spokeswoman for the law firm added.
According to body language expert Janine Driver, your belly button can help you get what you want in life
The snap showed a sparkling silver handled belly button brush resting inside the casing.
However, surgeons removed her kidney through a single incision in her belly button.
This project choice was made because, say the scientists, belly buttons are full of germs .
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?
When they returned home to California, the swelling of her belly button was larger and the bleeding was worse, but she had only a little discomfort and no serious pain in her abdomen.