umbilical


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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.
Derived from three pairs of embryonic veins (cardinal veins, omphalomesenteric or vitelline veins, and umbilical veins), it primarily serves to direct a large volume of oxygenated blood from the placenta, past the liver, and directly into the right atrium.
Objective: To study the clinical value of prenatal diagnosis of umbilical cord entry abnormity (UCEA) by means of color Doppler ultrasound (CDUS).
The report titled Global Umbilical Market provides an in-depth analysis of the global subsea equipment market with specific focus on steel tube umbilicals market and tubes inside the umbilicals.
To the Editor: Umbilical hernia in a child is considered benign in developed countries, as complications seldom occur.
Objective: To compare early neonatal outcome of asymmetrical IUGR fetuses with normal and abnormal umbilical artery Doppler waveforms.
Aker Solutions' facility in Mobile, Alabama in the United States will support by performing the design, engineering and manufacturing of the umbilical system.
[USPRwire, Thu Dec 27 2018] The expanding database of Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE) has been recently updated by the addition of a new study which is titled as " Global Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Market Dynamics and Competitive Scenario through 2025 ".
Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, USA, observed that patients with intra-abdominal or pelvic malignancy often had an umbilical nodule.