Prince Harry, a friendly creature of limited intelligence, was having an op to repair an umbilical hernia.
Elisabeth bore all seven children on her own, cutting the umbilical cords with a pair of rusty scissors.
She delivered all her babies alone, cutting the umbilical cords with a pair of rusty scissors.
She tried, says Schreiber, “to cut the umbilical cord to her parents mainly by way of entrance into high culture.”
Since I was an aspiring actor from the severing of my umbilical cord, his thoughts were particularly interesting to me.
The umbilical opening may be very large, giving a clear view of the inner surfaces of all the whorls right through to the apex.
To this organ the growing foetus is moored by a species of cable, the umbilical Cord.
In rare instances profuse hæmorrhage takes place when the umbilical cord separates.
How the yolk-sack (umbilical vesicle) is formed is not clear.
The umbilical (abdominal) vein has lost its direct connection with the sinus venosus.
umbilical um·bil·i·cal (ŭm-bĭl'ĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to the navel.
Relating to the umbilical region of the abdomen.