Medical Dictionary

umbilical cord

noun

Definition of UMBILICAL CORD

:  a cord arising from the navel that connects the fetus with the placenta and contains the two umbilical arteries and the umbilical vein

Illustration of UMBILICAL CORD

March 27, 2015
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