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“umbilical cord” in British English

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umbilical cordnoun [ C usually singular ]

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

(Definition of “umbilical cord” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“umbilical cord” in American English

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umbilical cordnoun [ C ]

us /ʌmˈbɪl·ɪ·kəl/

biology the tube that connects a baby to its mother before birth and carries oxygen and food to it

(Definition of “umbilical cord” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)