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Meaning of UMBILICAL CORD

Pronunciation:  um'bilikul kord

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
 
 See Also: canal, channel, conceptus, duct, embryo, epithelial duct, fertilized egg, fetal membrane, fetus, foetus, funiculus, umbilical vein, vena umbilicalis

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The fibrous cord-like structure containing two arteries and a vein and connecting the fetus to the placenta. Oxygen and nutrients from the mother's circulation pass through the umbilical cord to the fetus.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing an umbilical cord in your dream, represents your lack of individuality. You may be expressing some anxiety about supporting yourself. Dreaming that you are cutting an umbilical cord indicates that you need to be self-sufficient and stand on your own two feet. You need to pull yourself back up and get back into the swing of things.
 

 

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