umbilical cord - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “umbilical cord”

See all translations

umbilical cord

noun [C]
 
 
/ʌmˈbɪlɪklˌkɔːd/
the tube that connects a baby to its mother before it is bornBirthPregnancy
Translations of “umbilical cord”
in Arabic الحَبل السرّي…
in Korean 탯줄…
in Malaysian tali pusat…
in Turkish göbek bağı…
in Italian cordone ombelicale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臍帶…
in Russian пуповина…
in Polish pępowina…
in Vietnamese dây rốn…
in Spanish cordón umbilical…
in Portuguese cordão umbilical…
in Thai สายสะดือ…
in Catalan cordó umbilical…
in Japanese へその緒…
in Indonesian tali pusar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脐带…
(Definition of umbilical cord from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “umbilical cord” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More