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Descriptor English: Umbilical Cord
Descriptor Spanish: Cordón Umbilical
Descriptor Portuguese: Cordão Umbilical
Descriptor French: Cordon ombilical
Entry term(s): Cord, Umbilical
Cords, Umbilical
Umbilical Cords
Tree number(s): A16.378.693
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014470
Scope note: The flexible rope-like structure that connects a developing FETUS to the PLACENTA in mammals. The cord contains blood vessels which carry oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus and waste products away from the fetus.
Annotation: CORD BLOOD see FETAL BLOOD is available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 14869
Unique ID: D014470
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Umbilical Cord - Preferred
Concept UI M0022246
Scope note The flexible rope-like structure that connects a developing FETUS to the PLACENTA in mammals. The cord contains blood vessels which carry oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus and waste products away from the fetus.
Preferred term Umbilical Cord
Entry term(s) Cord, Umbilical
Cords, Umbilical
Umbilical Cords



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