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Umbilicus meaning in English

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1. belly button, bellybutton, navel, omphalos, omphalus, umbilicus

a scar where the umbilical cord was attached

Example Sentences:
'you were not supposed to show your navel on television'
'they argued whether or not Adam had a navel'
'she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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noun plural -bilici (-ˈbɪlɪˌsaɪ, -bɪˈlaɪsaɪ)
1. biology
a hollow or navel-like structure, such as the cavity at the base of a gastropod shell
2. anatomy a technical name for the navel

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nounWord forms: plural umˈbiliˌci (ʌmˈbɪlɪˌsaɪ ; umbilˈisīˌ; ˌʌmbɪˈlaɪˌsaɪ ; umˌbilīˈsīˌ)
a navel-like depression, as the hilum of a seed

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see synonyms of umbilicus
n. pl. um·bil·i·ci (-sī)
1. See navel.
2. Biology A small opening or depression similar to a navel, as the hollow at the base of the shell of some gastropod mollusks, one of the openings in the shaft of a feather, or the hilum of a seed.

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