Medical Dictionary


noun na·vel \ˈnā-vəl\

Medical Definition of NAVEL

:  a depression in the middle of the abdomen that marks the point of former attachment of the umbilical cord to the embryo—called also umbilicus

Illustration of NAVEL

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