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umbilical cord
American English: /ˌəmˈbɪlək(ə)l ˌkɔrd/
British English: /ʌmˌbɪlɪk(ə)l ˈkɔːd/

Translation of umbilical cord in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Anatomy)
    Example sentences
    • Stem cells are harvested from bone marrow, umbilical cords, the brain and spinal cord and other tissues.
    • Thus the fetus grows its own umbilical cord, containing its own blood vessels: two arteries and a single vein.
    • Transplanting cord blood stem cells from placenta and umbilical cords have the same effect as a bone-marrow transplant.
  • 2 (Aerospace)
    Example sentences
    • This reliance on cumbersome logistics limited mobility, as armies tethered by umbilical cords of supply could not go too fast or too far.
    • ‘They are electronic umbilical cords to the workplace,’ says Joanne B. Ciulla, author of The Working Life: The Promise and Betrayal of Modern Work.
    • I'm not going to argue that we deserve to drag our electronic umbilical cords everywhere.
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