umbilical vein

noun

Medical Definition of umbilical vein

: a vein that passes through the umbilical cord to the fetus and returns the oxygenated and nutrient blood from the placenta to the fetus

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“Umbilical vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/umbilical%20vein. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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