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umbilication

[uhm-bil-i-key-shuh n] /ʌmˌbɪl ɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
a central navellike depression.
2.
an umbilicate condition or formation.
Origin of umbilication
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; umbilic(us) + -ation
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umbilication

/ʌmˌbɪlɪˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
(biology, anatomy) a navel-like notch or depression, as in the centre of a vesicle
2.
the condition of being umbilicated
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umbilication in Medicine

umbilication um·bil·i·ca·tion (ŭm-bĭl'ĭ-kā'shən)
n.

  1. A pit or navellike depression.

  2. Formation of a depression at the apex of a papule, vesicle, or pustule.

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