umbilical artery

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umbilical artery

[əm′bil·ə·kəl ′ärd·ə·rē]
(embryology)
Either of a pair of arteries passing through the umbilical cord to carry impure blood from the mammalian fetus to the placenta.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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