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umbilical cord

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ʌmˈbɪl.ɪ.kəl ˌkɔːd/  us   /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): The nurse cut the baby's umbilical cord.
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…
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