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Definition of Umbilic

Umbilic
Umbilic Um*bil"ic, n. [From L. umbilicus: cf. F. ombilic. See Navel.] 1. The navel; the center. [Obs.] ``The umbilic of the world.' --Sir T. Herbert. 2. (Geom.) An umbilicus. See Umbilicus, 5 (b) .
Umbilic
Umbilic Um*bil"ic, a. (Anat.) See Umbilical, 1.
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Umbilicus 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. 4. (Zo["o]l.) (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 feather. 5. (Geom.) (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 of surfaces in three dimensions, umbilics or umbilical points are points on a surface that are locally spherical. At such...
- In placental mammals, the umbilical cord (also called the navel string, birth cord or funiculus umbilicalis) is a conduit between the developing embryo...
- 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 E6 -...
- Umbilical may refer to: Umbilical cable Umbilical cord Umbilical fold Umbilical hernia Umbilical notch Umbilical vessels Umbilical artery Umbilical vein...
- The umbilical artery is a paired artery (with one for each half of the body) that is found in the abdominal and pelvic 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 artery...
- An umbilical hernia is a health condition where the abdominal wall behind the navel is damaged. It may cause the navel to bulge outwards—the bulge consisting...
- The Umbilical Brothers are an Australian comic duo formed 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 DalĂ­'s Swallow's Tail is taken directly...