acromphalus


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acromphalus

 [ah-krom´fah-lus]
1. bulging of the navel; sometimes a sign of umbilical hernia.
2. the center of the navel.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ac·rom·pha·lus

(ak-rom'fal-ŭs),
Abnormal projection of the umbilicus.
[acro- + G. omphalos, umbilicus]
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ac·rom·pha·lus

(ak-rom'fal-ŭs)
Abnormal projection of the umbilicus.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012