omphalocele

noun

om·​pha·​lo·​cele äm-ˈfal-ə-ˌsēl How to pronounce omphalocele (audio) ˈäm(p)-fə-lə- How to pronounce omphalocele (audio)
: protrusion of abdominal contents through an opening at the navel occurring especially as a congenital defect

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“Omphalocele.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/omphalocele. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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