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Meaning of UMBILICAL CORD

Pronunciation:  um'bilikul kord

 
Matching Terms:  umbilical cord blood, umbilical cord blood transplantation

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 Definition: The fibrous cord-like structure containing two arteries and a vein and connecting the fetus to the placenta. Oxygen and nutrients from the mother's circulation pass through the umbilical cord to the fetus.
 

 

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