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Noun: umbilical cord  ,úm'bi-li-kul 'kord
  1. Membranous duct connecting the foetus with the placenta
    - umbilical

Derived forms: umbilical cords

Type of: canal, channel, duct, epithelial duct, fetal membrane, funiculus

Part of: conceptus, embryo, fertilised egg [Brit], fertilized egg, fetus, foetus [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Umbilical cord