Omphalotomy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Omphalotomy (Surg) The operation of dividing the navel-string.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n omphalotomy In surgery, the operation of dividing the navel-string.
    • n omphalotomy In surgery, the cutting of the umbilical cord.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Omphalotomy cutting of the umbilical cord at birth
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ; the navel + te`mnein to cut: cf. F. omphalotomie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr., the navel.