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omphalo-

before vowels omphal-, word-forming element meaning "navel," from Greek omphalos (see omphalos).

Nearby words

omphale, omphalectomy, omphalelcosis, omphalic, omphalitis, omphalo-, omphaloangiopagous twins, omphalocele, omphaloenteric, omphalomesenteric, omphalomesenteric duct
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for omphalo-

omphalo-


pref.

Umbilicus; navel:omphalectomy.
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