Omphalo- Om"pha*lo- [Gr. ? the navel.] A combining form indicating connection with, or relation to, the umbilicus, or navel. [1913 Webster]

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  • omphalo- — [äm′fə lō, äm′fələ] 〚< Gr omphalos,NAVEL〛 combining form navel, umbilicus [omphaloskepsis] * * * …   Universalium

  • omphalo- — before vowels omphal , word forming element meaning navel, from Gk. omphalos (see OMPHALOS (Cf. omphalos)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • omphalo- — [äm′fə lō, äm′fələ] [< Gr omphalos,NAVEL] combining form navel, umbilicus [omphaloskepsis] …   English World dictionary

  • omphalo- — ⇒OMPHAL(O) , (OMPHAL , OMPHALO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. «nombril», entrant dans la constr. d adj. ou de subst. sav. qui relèvent essentiellement du domaine de la biol. et de la méd.; le 2e élém. est gén. tiré du gr. A. BIOL., MÉD.:… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • omphalo- — See omphal . * * * see omphal …   Medical dictionary

  • omphalo- — [ ɒmfələʊ] combining form relating to the navel: omphalocele. Origin from Gk omphalos navel …   English new terms dictionary

  • omphalo- — omphal …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • omphalo- — comb. form navel. Etymology: Gk (as OMPHALOS) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Omphalo- (combining form) — Omphalo is a combining form that indicates a relationship to the umbilicus (the navel). For example, omphal combined with itis = omphalitis, inflammation of the umbilicus. (The suffix itis refers to inflammation.) For a second example, omphal… …   Medical dictionary

  • Omphalo-mesaraĭca, O. mesenterĭca vasa — Omphalo mesaraĭca, O. mesenterĭca vasa, Nabelgekrösgefäße …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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