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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta adj. - Relating to or resembling the cord connecting the fetus and placenta.

Usage examples (38)
  • umbilical cord
  • This cord is a part of what is called the umbilical cord, and it is this that joins the embryo to the mother.
  • The growing fetus is connected with this vascular organ by means of a sort of cable, called the umbilical cord.
  • The other side is attached to a structure called the umbilical cord, which connects the placenta to the baby (see Figure 4.4). for more
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