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Navel

navel

1. (Science: anatomy) A mark or depression in the middle of the abdomen; the umbilicus. See Umbilicus.

2. The central part or point of anything; the middle. Within the navel of this hideous wood, Immured in cypress shades, a sorcerer dwells. (milton)

3. An eye on the under side of a carronade for securing it to a carriage. Navel gall, a bruise on the top of the chine of the back of a horse, behind the saddle. Navel point.

same as Nombril.

Origin: AS. Nafela, fr. Nafu nave; akin to D. Navel, G. Nabel, OHG. Nabolo, Icel. Nafli, Dan. Navle, Sw. Nafle, L. Umbilicus, Gr, Skr. Nbhila. 260. See Nave hub, and cf. Omphalic, Nombril, Umbilical.


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Re: Marsupials as Larvae

... fishes in their slits), in order to live and feed there? How have they erased parent species? It is known placental mammals feed through their navel cord. The mentioned parasites got attached to it and they sucked food saps. And when the navel cord got disintegrated, they went on sucking from ...

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Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:59 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... the skin as the horn fly feeds. Cutaneous stephanofilariasis The dermatitis develops along the ventral midline, usually between the brisket and navel. With repeated exposure, the lesion spreads and often involves the skin posterior to the navel. Active lesions are covered with blood or serous ...

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Thu Jul 06, 2006 4:19 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... Aquilegia formosa x Aquilegia pubescens 7,675 Arabidopsis thaliana (Thale cress) 26,793 Brassica napus (Rape) 3,955 Citrus sinensis (Navel orange) 8,786 Glycine max (Soybean) 15,047 Gossypium hirsutum (Upland cotton) 10,845 Gossypium raimondii 3,120 Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) 2,653 ...

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Sun May 21, 2006 3:36 am
 
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Pubes

... triangular and lies over the mons veneris, or mound of Venus. On many men, the pubic patch tapers upwards to a line of hair pointing towards the navel. As with axillary (armpit) hair, pubic hair is associated with a concentration of sebaceous glands in the area. Like other hair, pubic hair may ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:35 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pubes
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