Sennert writes of menstruation from the groin associated with hemorrhage from the umbilicus and gums.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
In such cases the external umbilicus alone affords a certain indication of the position of the future embryo.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
Seeds solitary, or two in cells, shell-like testa, marked with the ventral umbilicus.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
On examination the spleen was decidedly large; the lower border of the stomach reached to the level of the umbilicus.
"Fat and Blood" by S. Weir Mitchell
Infection takes place through the umbilicus, and manifests itself clinically by spasms of the muscles of mastication.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
In respect to Delphi, they presumed that it was the umbilicus, or centre of the whole earth.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I." by Jacob Bryant
SYMPTOMS: A soft, puffy swelling about the navel or umbilicus, varying in size from a hazelnut to that of an ostrich egg.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
Care should always be exercised in washing the umbilicus.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
The umbilicus of newly-born children is inevitably tied by a doctor and not by a member of the family, as with some nations.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Umbilicus: a navel, or navel-like depression.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith