QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS
Origin of umbilical
OTHER WORDS FROM umbilicalum·bil·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·um·bil·i·cal, adjectivepost·um·bil·i·cal, adjectivesub·um·bil·i·cal, adjective
Words nearby umbilical
Example sentences from the Web for umbilical
They hold signs depicting a fetus with a hanging umbilical cord.
She tried, says Schreiber, “to cut the umbilical cord to her parents mainly by way of entrance into high culture.”
It feels really retro, to have a piece of paper with no computer windows open and no electronic umbilical to the outside world.
Both sides will insist they want some sort of corridor—not just an "umbilical chord"—and they must hammer out a tough compromise.
Prince Harry, a friendly creature of limited intelligence, was having an op to repair an umbilical hernia.
The length of the umbilical cord is from eighteen to twenty-four inches, its diameter about half an inch.
A careful examination should also be made round the neck, to see if the umbilical cord is around it.
The hernia is caused by the absence of proper umbilical attention and abdominal support to the child after parturition.Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party |Martin Robinson Delany
How the yolk-sack (umbilical vesicle) is formed is not clear.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Flocks of the umbilical hog, or peccary, traverse the level Montañas.