prolapse of umbilical cord
A condition in which part of the umbilical cord appears before the fetus during delivery, possibly leading to fetal death due to compression of the cord between the presenting part of the fetus and the maternal pelvis.
What Is The Medical Term For “Belly Button”?Some of us get squeamish at the sight of them. Some of us shoot studs into them. And, no two are exactly alike, even for identical twins. We're here to talk about belly buttons, folks.
Why Does The Letter Q Almost Always Need The Letter U?Scrabble players are acutely aware that Q is a tricky letter. To use a Q in the game, a player must also find an available U. The fact that Q is the second most rarely used letter in the alphabet certainly doesn’t make using Q any easier.
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