HyperDic: umbilical_cord

English > 1 sense of the expression umbilical cord:
NOUNbodyumbilical cord, umbilicalmembranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
English > umbilical cord: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningmembranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta.
Synonymumbilical
Part ofembryo, conceptus, fertilized eggAn animal organism in the early stages / stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life
fetus, foetusAn unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages / stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
Partsumbilical vein, vena umbilicalisA vein in the umbilical cord
Broaderduct, epithelial duct, canal, channelA bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
fetal membraneAny membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus
funiculusAny of several body structure resembling a cord
Spanishcordón umbilical, cuerda umbilical, umbilical
Catalancordó umbilical, umbilical

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