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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.
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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]
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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.
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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”).
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navel

Medtalk Umbilicus, see there Vox populi Belly-button.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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