A newborn with umbilical cord still attached (3 minutes.)
dried part of umbilical cord
The umbilical cord is the tube that connects the unborn child and the mother together. It allows the baby to get what it needs, for example, blood, oxygen and glucose.
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Cross section of the umbilical cord.
A day-old baby with its cord stump still attached.
Sectional plan of the gravid uterus in the third and fourth month.
Umbilic. Deep dissection. Serial cross section.