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umbilicus

um·bil·i·cus

umbilicus

 
pronunciation:
uhm bI lih ks
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part of speech: noun
inflections: umbilici
definition 1: the central depression on the surface of the abdomen at which the umbilical cord was attached to the fetus; navel.
definition 2: a similar small opening or hollow in lower animals, as in the base of the shells of certain shellfish.
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