Definition of Umbilicus

1. Noun. A scar where the umbilical cord was attached. "She had a tattoo just above her bellybutton"

Exact synonyms: Belly Button, Bellybutton, Navel, Omphalos, Omphalus
Group relationships: Abdomen, Belly, Stomach, Venter
Generic synonyms: Point
Derivative terms: Umbilical



Definition of Umbilicus

1. n. The depression, or mark, in the median line of the abdomen, which indicates the point where the umbilical cord separated from the fetus; the navel.

Definition of Umbilicus

1. Noun. (anatomy) navel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Umbilicus

1. the navel [n -CI or -CUSES] - See also: navel

Medical Definition of Umbilicus

1. 1. The depression, or mark, in the median line of the abdomen, which indicates the point where the umbilical cord separated from the foetus; the navel. 2. An ornamented or painted ball or boss fastened at each end of the stick on which manuscripts were rolled. 3. The hilum. 4. A depression or opening in the center of the base of many spiral shells. Either one of the two apertures in the calamus of a feather. 5. One of foci of an ellipse, or other curve. A point of a surface at which the curvatures of the normal sections are all equal to each other. A sphere may be osculatory to the surface in every direction at an umbilicus. Synonym: umbilic. Origin: L. See Umbilic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Umbilicus

umbilical souffle
umbilical vein
umbilical veins
umbilical vesicle
umbilicals
umbilicate
umbilicated
umbilication
umbilications
umbilici
umbilicomammillary triangle
umbilicoplasties
umbilicoplasty
umbilicovesical fascia
umbilicus (current term)
umbilicuses
umbite
umble pie
umble pies
umbles
umbo
umbo membranae tympani
umbo of tympanic membrane
umboes
umbonal
umbonate
umbones
umbonic
umbos

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