Since I was an aspiring actor from the severing of my umbilical cord, his thoughts were particularly interesting to me.
He was on the phone, the doctor was on the other end and she was walking him through how to tie off the umbilical chord.
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.
Both sides will insist they want some sort of corridor—not just an "umbilical chord"—and they must hammer out a tough compromise.
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.