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umbilical cord blood

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blood that remains in the placenta and in the attached umbilical cord after childbirth[WP]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cord_blood ]

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Cord blood is collected because it contains stem cells, which can be used to treat hematopoietic and genetic disorders.[WP]

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cord blood, umbilical cord blood, fetal blood

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UBERON:0012168

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