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EtymologyEdit

Formed from Latin umbilicus (navel) + the suffix -al.

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AdjectiveEdit

umbilical (comparative more umbilical, superlative most umbilical)

  1. Of, or relating to, the navel (umbilicus) or the umbilical cord.
  2. (mathematics) Such that the curvatures of normal sections are all equal to each other.

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NounEdit

umbilical (plural umbilicals)

  1. (astronautics) A cord connecting an astronaut to a spacecraft or the like.

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Formed from Latin umbilicus (navel) + the suffix -al; cf. also Latin umbilicaris.

AdjectiveEdit

umbilical m, f (plural umbilicais)

  1. umbilical

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Formed from Latin umbilicus (navel) + the suffix -al; cf. also Latin umbilicaris.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /umbiliˈkal/, [ũmbiliˈkal]

AdjectiveEdit

umbilical (plural umbilicales)

  1. umbilical

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