The connecting cord from the developing embryo to the placenta. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umbilical_cord http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9144284 ]

Synonyms: chorda umbilicalis funiculus umbilicalis

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
funiculus umbilicalis [ MP:0012134 ]

latin term
chorda umbilicalis [ MP:0012134 ]

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See notes for connecting stalk

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f3/Umbilicalcord.jpg

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 related synonym

yolk stalk
connecting stalk
birth cord
funiculus umbilicalis

id

UBERON:0002331