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Umbili Umbilical Umbilical Umbilicated Umbilicatus Umbilicus
Umbo
~ UMBILI~         start> see> OMPHALE
                  id+ | ROUND CONICAL PROJECTION as per |
~ UMBILICAL       id+ | OMPHALE |              see> NAVAL
~ UMBILICAL CORD  id+ | CORD MOORING a FETUS | see> NAVY
~ UMBILICATED     id+ | implies DEPRESSED AREA akin to
                        an adult human UMBILICUS |
~ UMBILICATUS     lat for the above
~ UMBILICUS       id+ | HUB  CENTER or MIDDLE OF AN OBJECT |
~ UMBO            id+ | NIPPLE LIKE CONICAL PROJECTION |
                  note etym> pointing to
  "WRAP" "HANDLE" "LIGATE" "LINK" "TETHER" "MOORE"
  lat UMBO    = implies ROUND NIPPLE LIKE PROJECTION or
                BOSS as per KNOB  HANDLE etc
  sp  OMBLIGO   UMBILICUS   UMBILICAL
  eng           BUTTON like as per BELLY  BUTTON
  biol> med> THE EMBRYONIC FLAT PLATE FOLDS or
             WRAPS CONVERGING IN THE UMBILICUS
  med> THE HUMAN UMBILICAL IN ESSENCE IS A SCAR or
       CICATRIX on the site of the fetal attachment of
  the CORD linking the PLACENTA to the FETUS
  the UMBILICAL CORD REPRESENTS THE RESULT OF A
      COMPLEX SEQUENCE OF MATURATION AND FUSION STEPS
  basic elements at birth are 2 ARTERIES and 1 VEIN
  MALFORMATIONS OF THE UMBILICAL CORD OFTEN ARE FATAL
  cont> see> find illustrated medical version in MedWord
  hx> UMBO or ROUND STICK or ROD
      AROUND WHICH PAPYRUS SHEETS WERE WRAPPED or
  ROLLED TO MAKE A "VOLUME" or "BOOK"
  note maxim> TO WRAP "AROUND ONE'S FINGER" implies
              TO BE THE "BOSS"
  hx> CONICAL or NAVEL or NIPPLE LIKE
      PROTUBERANCE or PROJECTION IN THE CENTER OF A SHIELD
  biol> POINT  PROTUBERANCE
        as in FRUIT  SHELL or ABDOMEN
  biol> med> ABDOMINAL UMBILICUS is the
             POINT OF ENTRY INTO THE
  ABDOMINAL or VENTRAL CAVITY OF THE UMBILICAL CORD
  biol> med> in sp OMBLIGO
  lit+ one of the riddles that the
       QUEEN OF SHIBA posed to SALOMON
  "WHAT IS THAT HAS TEN OPENINGS
   WHEN ONE IS OPEN
   NINE ARE CLOSED
   WHEN THE ONE CLOSES
   THE NINE OPEN"
  biol> CONVEXITY OF A MEMBRANE or WALL   also BEAK
        UMBONATE denotes
  PROTRUSION FROM A CONVEXITY LIKE A SHIELD or
  CHEST akin to a NIPPLE
  start see> OMPHALO
  cont> see> VITELLINE
         

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