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

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umbilical cordnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ʌmˈbɪl.ɪ.kəl ˌkɔːd/ us /ʌmˈbɪl.ɪ.kəl ˌkɔːrd/

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

脐带
The nurse cut the baby'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)