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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

(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

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.
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During nursing consultations, parents mainly reported concerns regarding the respiratory condition and the routine care of the newborn, such as the sleeping and defecation pattern, umbilical stump care, and regurgitation.
Factors that predispose a calf to developing navel infection include an umbilical cord the breaks off or is cut at a level too close to the body wall poor navel hygiene practices (like not dipping the navel with a disinfectant for a few days after birth) and unfavorable environmental conditions such as birth in a dirty calving area inadequate colostrum or having the umbilical stump sucked on by other calves (Smith 2003).
If bacteriocidal triple dye is not used on the umbilical stump, parents and health care providers must be ever vigilant to any signs or symptoms of omphalitis.
Worldwide, infections cause a third of neonatal deaths, in part because the umbilical stump is an entry point for pat hogens.
At home, the navel should be kept clean, dry, and germ-free both before and after the umbilical stump comes off.
Out of 4(1.9%) deliveries assisted by untrained person in 2(0.9%) deliveries umbilical cord cut with unsterile instrument and of these 2(0.9%) deliveries in 1(0.5%) untrained person applied cow dung to umbilical stump.
INTRODUCTION: 'Neonatal Tetanus' is caused by the action of a potent neurotoxin produced when the spores of the bacterium Clostridium Tetani present in the soil infect the umbilical stump following unclean deliveries practices.
Reborning, we're told, "is the name that has emerged for a curious process of altering and enhancing a baby doll to look and even to feel as much like a human baby as possible." People are stockpiling these creations with visible veins and umbilical stumps, with the expectation that the dolls might "fill a void" or "recapture a happy time." They dress them up and "pose them in different ways" and reminisce about their children or those they never had.