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Umbilical Cord

"Umbilical Cord" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Umbilical Cord" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Umbilical Cord" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 94 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2007
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