Umbilical cord

In placental mammals, the umbilical cord (also called the navel string,birth cord or funiculus umbilicalis) is a conduit between the developing embryo or fetus and the placenta. During prenatal development, the umbilical cord is physiologically and genetically part of the fetus and (in humans) normally contains two arteries (the umbilical arteries...
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umbilical cord

(um-bu1;lu1-kal) A cordlike structure containing the umbilical arteries and vein and connecting the fetus with the placenta.
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umbilical cord

[n] - membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
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umbilical cord

• [BIOLOGY] A ropelike structure, 40–60 cm long, linking the developing embryo or fetus to the placenta through most of pregnancy. It consists of blood vessels (two arteries and a vein) taking blood to and from the placenta, and a gelatinous matrix. Shortly after delivery, the cord is cla...
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umbilical cord

umbilical noun membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
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umbilical cord

[Noun] The cord that joins a baby to its mother inside the womb, through which food and oxygen is passed.
Example: At birth, the baby�s umbilical cord is cut.
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Umbilical cord

A long flexible tube like structre which connects the fetus to the placenta.
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umbilical cord

a rope-like cord connecting the fetus to the placenta. The umbilical cord contains two arteries and a vein, which carry oxygen and nutrients to the fetus and waste products away from the fetus.
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Umbilical Cord

A rope-like cord that is formed by the fifth week of pregnancy and connects the placenta to the fetus. The cord is responsible for removing waste products and carbon dioxide from the fetus. It is also responsible for trasnferring oxygenated blood and nutrients to the fetus. The umbilical cord typically contains three vessels, two arteries and on......
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UMBILICAL CORD

Blood-vessel connection between the mare and the fetus.
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umbilical cord

Connection between the embryo (or fetus) and the placenta inside the uterus of placental mammals. It has one vein and two arteries, transporting oxygen and nutrients to the developing young, and removing waste products. Blood is carried from the fetus along the umbilical cord and into the placenta. Here it is brought close to the mother's blood...
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Umbilical cord

Cord containing blood vessels that connects the placenta to the developing baby. It removes waste products and carbon dioxide from the baby and brings oxygenated blood and nutrients from the mother through the placenta to the baby.
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Umbilical cord

It is a connective cord that links the unborn infant or foetus with the mother.
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umbilical cord

narrow cord of tissue that connects a developing embryo, or fetus, with the placenta (the extra-embryonic tissues responsible for providing ... [5 related articles]
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Umbilical cord

Naval cord Attaches foal to mother, at the navel, through which
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Umbilical cord

The baby's lifeline from the mother during pregnancy. The umbilical cord is formed during the fifth week of gestation and connects the foetus' circulation with the mother's placenta. Through this vascular structure, the foetus receives nutrients such as oxygen, glucose, and protein. When the baby is born the cord is about 2 feet long and 1/2 inch t...
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Umbilical cord

the cord which attaches the puppy to the placenta a llowing nutrients and blood to reach the puppy.
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Umbilical cord

The flexible cord of tissue connecting the fetus
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umbilical cord

The flexible structure, giving passage to the umbilical arteries and vein, which connects the embryo or foetus to the placenta. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Umbilical cord

The round cord which is attached to the baby's abdomen and connected at the other end to the placenta. It contains the blood vessels that carry the baby's blood to and from the placenta.
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umbilical cord

The structure that connects the baby's bloodstream to the mother's
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umbilical cord

the structure that connects the fetus and placenta; it is the lifeline of the fetus in the uterus throughout pregnancy. About two weeks after conception, the umbilical cord and the placenta are sufficiently developed to begin their functions. Through two arteries and a vein in the cord, nourishment and oxygen pass from th...
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umbilical cord

The structure that connects the placenta and the embryo; contains the umbilical arteries and the umbilical vein.
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Umbilical Cord

The structure that connects the placenta and the embryo; contains the umbilical arteries and the umb
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Umbilical cord

The structure through which the fetus draws blood from the placenta.
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