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Umbilical Cord Blood

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Blood present in the umbilical vessels at the time of delivery. If cryopreserved at birth, cord blood can serve as a source of hematopoietic progenitor cells for transplantation to a patient later diagnosed and treated for a hematopoietic disorder. [ NCI ]

Synonyms: Cord Blood, Umbilical Cord Blood, CORD BLOOD, umbilical cord blood

Term info

Subsets

NCIT_C78734, NCIT_C66830, NCIT_C61410

ALT DEFINITION

Blood from the umbilical cord of a newborn baby. This blood contains high concentrations of stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop)., Blood present in the umbilical vessels at the time of delivery.

Legacy Concept Name

Umbilical_Cord_Blood

Preferred Name

Umbilical Cord Blood

Semantic Type

Body Substance

UMLS CUI

C0162371

code

C13300

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