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Definition 1: membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for umbilical in the sense of this definition

(umbilical is a kind of ...) a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance

"the tear duct was obstructed" "the alimentary canal" "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"

(umbilical is a kind of ...) any of several body structure resembling a cord

(umbilical is a kind of ...) any membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus

(umbilical is a part of ...) a vein in the umbilical cord; returns nutrient blood from the placenta to the fetus

(... is part of umbilical) an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life

(... is part of umbilical) an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal

Definition 2: relating to or resembling the umbilicus - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where umbilical or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • umbilical cord

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