Descriptions of Umbilical cord
Umbilical cord: membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
Source: WordNet 2.1
Umbilical cord : flexible structure giving passage to the umbilical arteries and vein which connects the embryo or fetus to the placenta.
Summary Information: Umbilical cord
Cord connecting the fetus to the placenta.
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Related organs: placenta (8), fetus (4), uterus (32), cervix (5), reproduction, childbirth
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