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In placental mammals, the umbilical cord (also called the navel string,  birth cord or funiculus umbilicalis) is a conduit between the developing embryo or fetus...
What's an umbilical cord stump? Babies in the womb receive nourishment and oxygen through the placenta, which is attached to the inner wall of the mother's uterus.
Umbilical cord abnormalities are numerous, ranging from false knots, which have no clinical significance, to vasa previa, which often leads to fetal death.
Differential DNA Methylation in Umbilical Cord Blood of Infants Exposed to Low Levels of Arsenic in Utero
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A.DESCRIPTION 1. Cord is descent of the umbilical cord into the vagina ahead of the fetal presenting part with resulting compression of the cord between the...