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.
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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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Dr Dunn and his team said that they have swabbed more than 500 belly buttons over the past two years, but concentrate on just 60 individuals for their study.
Michelle Ford, Leighton Buzzard, Beds ANIMALS classed as mammals all have belly buttons because they give birth to live young, unlike reptiles which hatch from eggs.
Evidently designed to interest college-age students in microbiology, the project is revealing what people of any age manifest in their belly buttons.
The best swimmers, however, have longer torsos, and therefore lower belly buttons.
The Belly Button Fairy" is an entrancing, fantasy-filled, original rhyming tale by Bobbie Hinman about how all children's belly buttons came to be in the middle of their tummies.
New yummy mummy Jenny, left, admitted: "I've got quite a severe phobia of belly buttons.
I'M A Celebrity star Jenny Frost has a fear of belly buttons.
SANTA CLARITA - Dress-up is in, and belly buttons are out.
Most dogs have enough fur that it's hard to find their belly buttons.
Since a chorus of singing belly buttons first rang in the low-rise craze for women in Spring 2001, the Levi's brand has continued to be the sexy, low-rise jean resource for women.
The researchers chose to look at belly buttons, in part, because they tend to harbor so many organisms that are often undisturbed by cleansers, lotions, ultraviolet light and other things.
Belly buttons may not be exposed while performing members are in a standing, non-active position.