[ uhm-bil-i-key-shuh n ]
/ ʌmˌbɪl ɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
a central navellike depression.
an umbilicate condition or formation.
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Examples from the Web for umbilication
This umbilication in the vesicular stage is somewhat peculiar.
Umbilication rapidly occurs at the apex, and simultaneously their contents become lactescent and gradually sero-purulent.
British Dictionary definitions for umbilication
/ (ʌmˌbɪlɪˈkeɪʃən) /
biology anatomy a navel-like notch or depression, as in the centre of a vesicle
the condition of being umbilicated
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Medicine definitions for umbilication
[ ŭm-bĭl′ĭ-kā′shən ]
A pit or navellike depression.
Formation of a depression at the apex of a papule, vesicle, or pustule.
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