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umbilical (adj.)

"pertaining to the navel," 1540s, from Medieval Latin umbilicalis "of the navel," from Latin umbilicus "navel" (see umbilicus). Umbilical cord attested by 1753 (the native term is navel string).

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Definitions of umbilical
1
umbilical (n.)
membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta;
Synonyms: umbilical cord
2
umbilical (adj.)
relating to or resembling the umbilicus;
umbilical cord
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