Translation of "umbilical cord" - English-Spanish dictionary

umbilical cord

noun uk /ʌmˈbɪl·ɪ·kl ˌkɔːd/ us /ʌmˈbɪl·ɪ·kəl ˌkɔrd/

the tube that connects a baby to its mother before it is born

cordón umbilical

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

umbilical cord

noun /(British ) amˈbilikəl ˌkoːd, ˌambiˈlaikəl ˌkoːd; (American) amˈbilikəl ˌkoːrd/

(biology) a long tube that connects an unborn baby to its mother and which contains blood vessels that supply nutrients and remove waste products. The umbilical cord is cut at birth.

cordón umbilical
cut/sever the umbilical cord

to stop being dependent on something or someone else

romper una relación
Some men are just overgrown children that need to cut the umbilical cord before even contemplating getting into a relationship with a woman.

(Translation of “umbilical cord” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)