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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, human_reference_atlas

latin term
chorda umbilicalis [ MP : 0012134 ]
latin term
funiculus umbilicalis [ MP : 0012134 ]
  • See notes for connecting stalk
  • The connecting cord from the developing embryo to the placenta.
depicted by
external definition
  • The connecting cord from the developing embryo or fetus to the placenta. During prenatal development, the umbilical cord comes from the same zygote as the fetus and (in humans) normally contains two arteries (the umbilical arteries) and one vein (the umbilical vein), buried within Wharton's jelly. The umbilical vein supplies the fetus with oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood from the placenta.property_value, external_definition the umbilical arteries return the deoxygenated, nutrient-depleted blood[WP].
has exact synonym
  • funiculus umbilicalis
  • chorda umbilicalis
has related synonym
  • funiculus umbilicalis
  • yolk stalk
  • connecting stalk
  • birth cord
  • UBERON:0002331
present in taxon