Umbilication

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Umbilication A slight, navel-like depression, or dimpling, of the center of a rounded body; as, the umbilication of a smallpox vesicle; also, the condition of being umbilicated.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n umbilication A central navel-like depression, like that seen in vesicles of vaccinia or of smallpox; also, the condition of having such a depression.
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Usage

In literature:

Danthez speaks of the development of a fetus in spite of the absence of an umbilical cord.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
SOCRATES: Then let me tell you that this is their greatest pride, more than cutting the umbilical cord.
"Theaetetus" by Plato
The umbilical cord, as Marx said, which connects the individual consciousness with the collective consciousness is cut.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
The umbilical cord has not yet been cut.
"Essays, Second Series" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The species is widely umbilicated, and the peristome is usually dark-coloured.
"Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart" by John McDouall Stuart
The midwife prepares a drink which is supposed to aid in the delivery, and after the birth she cuts the umbilical cord with a bamboo knife.
"The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao" by Fay-Cooper Cole
Sometimes with a depression (umbilicate).
"Among the Mushrooms" by Ellen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin
Of the navel; as umbilical hernia.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
The umbilical cord in a new-born child is fresh, firm, round, and bluish in colour; blood is contained in its vessels.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The umbilical cord contains no nerves, as there is no nervous connection between the mother and the child.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
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In poetry:

A FAMOUS painter, jealous of his wife;
Whose charms he valued more than fame or life,
When going on a journey used his art,
To paint an ASS upon a certain part,
(Umbilical, 'tis said) and like a seal:
Impressive token, nothing thence to steal.
"The Pack-Saddle" by Jean de La Fontaine

In news:

StemCyte and UC Davis Tethered in Umbilical Cord Blood Banking.
Sophia, a twin to her sister Gina, was born with cerebral palsy, a result of a shared umbilical cord, known as twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.
MICHELLE CAREW, 18-year-old daughter of the Hall of Famer ROD CAREW, received a rare infusion of infant umbilical-cord blood on Friday to combat leukemia.
Upstate Hospital breaks ground on umbilical cord blood bank.
0One of only two public umbilical cord blood banks in New York.
Blood Taken From Umbilical Cord Saves A Boy's Life.
A 2009 study found traces of 232 synthetic chemicals in umbilical cord blood samples from ten babies of African American, Asian and Hispanic descent.
Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Subsea 7 for the design and fabrication of a control umbilical for Statoil's Svalin C project on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Scope of work includes a six kilometre long control umbilical , connectors, engineering and project management.
Umbilical Cord Blood Banking.
Knowing when it's time to cut the financial umbilical cord.
German was born with the umbilical cord wrapped 2 times all around his neck.
Sophia was born with cerebral palsy , a result of a shared umbilical cord, known as twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.
Describing the scenario, Mr Olefson said: 'We're sitting in the bathroom with two potato chip clamps on each end of the umbilical cord.
Subsea 7 will provide engineering, installation, and commissioning of a 15.5-km integrated power service umbilical, a protection structure, a subsea compressor station, pipeline spools, and tie-ins.
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In science:

Homothetic foliations by geodesics orthogonal to an umbilical foliation by hypersuraces .
Harmonic morphisms with one-dimensional fibres on Einstein manifolds
V is a Riemannian foliation local ly generated by Kil ling vector fields, or (ii) V is a homothetic foliation by geodesics orthogonal to an umbilical foliation by hypersurfaces.
Harmonic morphisms with one-dimensional fibres on Einstein manifolds
V is a Riemannian foliation local ly generated by Kil ling vector fields, or (ii) V is a homothetic foliation by geodesics orthogonal to an umbilical foliation by hypersurfaces.
Harmonic morphisms with one-dimensional fibres on Einstein manifolds
Riemannian foliation local ly tangent to nowhere zero Kil ling vector fields, or (ii) ϕ is a horizontal ly homothetic submersion with geodesic fibres orthogonal to an umbilical foliation by hypersurfaces.
Harmonic morphisms with one-dimensional fibres on Einstein manifolds
They showed how a galaxy lens with a misaligned disk and bulge can generate swallowtails and butterflies, two merging galaxies or galactic binaries can produce elliptic umbilics, and galactic clusters can create hyperbolic umbilics.
A Universal Magnification Theorem II. Generic Caustics up to Codimension Five
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