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Spanish translation of “umbilical cord”

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.
(Definition of umbilical cord from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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