Translation of "umbilical cord" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

umbilical cord

noun [ C usually singular ] uk us /ʌmˈbɪl.ɪ.kəlˌkɔːd/ US  /-ˌkɔːrd/

the long tube-like structure which connects a baby which has not yet been born to its mother's placenta (= the organ which provides it with food and oxygen)

脐带
He asked the nurse if he could cut his son's umbilical cord. 他问护士他是否可以剪掉儿子的脐带。

(Translation of “umbilical cord” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)