Definition of umbilical cord noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

umbilical cord

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ʌmˌbɪlɪkl ˈkɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɔːrd//
 
Birth
 
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a long piece of tissue that connects a baby to its mother before it is born and is cut at the moment of birth Wordfinderbirth, breech birth, caesarean, contraction, deliver, induce, labour, midwife, obstetrics, umbilical cord See related entries: Birth
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