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umbilical hernia definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth [syn: umbilical hernia, omphalocele]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Umbilical Um*bil"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. ombilical. See Umbilic, n.] 1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to an umbilicus, or umbilical cord; umbilic. 2. Pertaining to the center; central. [R.] --De Foe. Umbilical cord. (a) (Anat.) The cord which connects the fetus with the placenta, and contains the arteries and the vein through which blood circulates between the fetus and the placenta; the navel-string. (b) (Bot.) The little stem by which the seeds are attached to the placenta; -- called also funicular cord. Umbilical hernia (Med.), hernia of the bowels at the umbilicus. Umbilical point (Geom.), an umbilicus. See Umbilicus, 5. Umbilical region (Anat.), the middle region of the abdomen, bounded above by the epigastric region, below by the hypogastric region, and on the sides by the lumbar regions. Umbilical vesicle (Anat.), a saccular appendage of the developing embryo, containing the nutritive and unsegmented part of the ovum; the yolk sac. See Illust. in Appendix.



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