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umbilicus

 [um-bil´ĭ-kus, um″bĭ-li´kus]
the (usually) depressed scar marking the site where the umbilical cord entered the fetus; called also navel.

um·bil·i·cus

, pl.

um·bil·i·ci

(ŭm-bil'i-kŭs, ŭm-bi-lī-kŭs; -i-sī, -lī'kī), [TA]
The pit in the center of the abdominal wall marking the point where the umbilical cord entered the fetus.
Synonym(s): belly button, navel
[L. navel]

navel

/na·vel/ (na´v'l) the umbilicus.

navel

(nā′vəl)
n.
The mark on the surface of the abdomen of mammals where the umbilical cord was attached during gestation. Also called umbilicus.

navel

See umbilicus.

navel

The scarred residua of the umbilical cord in humans, which is either a depression (“innie”, seen in 90% of the population) or protuberance (“outie”).

navel

Medtalk Umbilicus, see there Vox populi Belly-button.

um·bil·i·cus

, umbilici (ŭm-bi-lī'kūs, -sī) [TA]
The pit in the center of the abdominal wall marking the site where the umbilical cord entered in the fetus.
Synonym(s): navel.
[L. navel]

navel

The depressed scar in the centre of the abdomen left when the UMBILICAL CORD drops off and the opening into the abdomen heals. The medical term is umbilicus.

navel

the umbilicus, the scar marking the site of entry of the umbilical cord into the fetal belly.

navel bleeding
a problem in young piglets, up to 2 days old. Blood oozes from navel causing severe anemia, frequently death: prefarrowing vitamin C for more than 6 days before farrowing prevents it; called also umbilical hemorrhage.
navel ill
see omphalitis. Called also omphalophlebitis.
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