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Definition of Umbilic
UmbilicUmbilic Um*bil"ic, n. [From L. umbilicus: cf. F. ombilic. See
1. The navel; the center. [Obs.] ``The umbilic of the
world.' --Sir T. Herbert.
2. (Geom.) An umbilicus. See Umbilicus, 5
(b) . UmbilicUmbilic Um*bil"ic, a. (Anat.)
See Umbilical, 1. umbilicUmbilicus Um`bi*li"cus, n. [L. See Umbilic.]
1. (Anat.) The depression, or mark, in the median line of the
abdomen, which indicates the point where the umbilical
cord separated from the fetus; the navel.
2. (Gr. & Rom. Antiq.) An ornamented or painted ball or boss
fastened at each end of the stick on which manuscripts
were rolled. --Dr. W. Smith.
3. (Bot.) The hilum.
(a) A depression or opening in the center of the base of
many spiral shells.
(b) Either one of the two apertures in the calamus of a
(a) One of foci of an ellipse, or other curve. [Obs.]
(b) A point of a surface at which the curvatures of the
normal sections are all equal to each other. A sphere
may be osculatory to the surface in every direction at
an umbilicus. Called also umbilic.
Meaning of Umbilic from wikipedia
- In the differential geometry
or umbilical points
on a surface
that are locally
spherical. At such...
- In placental
mammals, the umbilical
cord (also called
cord or funiculus
umbilicalis) is a conduit between
- The umbilic torus
or umbilic bracelet
is a single-edged 3-dimensional shape. The lone edge goes three times around
the ring before returning
to the starting...
- elliptical umbilic
D4+ - the hyperbolic umbilic
D5 - the parabolic umbilic
Dk - a representative
of an infinite sequence
of further umbilic forms
to: Umbilical cable Umbilical
fold Umbilical hernia Umbilical notch Umbilical vessels Umbilical artery Umbilical
- The umbilical artery
is a paired artery
(with one for each half of the body) that is found
in the abdominal
regions. In the fetus, it extends...
- median umbilical
fold on the median umbilical ligament
(which in turn, contains
the urachus) two medial umbilical folds
on the occluded umbilical
- An umbilical hernia
is a health condition where
is damaged. It may cause
- The Umbilical Brothers
are an Australian comic
in 1988, consisting
of David Collins
(born 19 January
1969) and Shane Dundas
(born 30 March...
- catastrophes": fold, cusp, swallowtail, butterfly, hyperbolic umbilic
, elliptic umbilic
, and parabolic umbilic
. "The shape
of Dalí's Swallow's Tail is taken
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