umbilical cord (plural umbilical cords)
- (anatomy) The flexible structure connecting a foetus with the placenta; it transports nourishment to the foetus and removes waste.
- (aerospace) The line that supplies an astronaut with oxygen and communications when outside a spacecraft.
- (aerospace) Any of the various lines connecting a rocket to its launch pad before liftoff.
- (figurative) An overdependence on, or overattachment to, one's parents or guardians.
- (anatomical structure) navel-string/navel string
- French: cordon ombilical
- German: Nabelschnur
- Italian: cordone ombelicale
- Portuguese: cordão umbilical
- Russian: пупови́на
- Spanish: cuerda umbilical