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  • noun Plural form of umbilicus.

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Examples

  • To these staves, strings, known as "umbilici," were attached, to the ends of which bullæ or weights were fixed.

    Forty Centuries of Ink

  • In this paper, Kuźnik-Kowalska and Pokryszko are presenting evidence that 3 European Discus species may also use the umbilici of their shells to transport and brood their eggs.

    Egg brooding in land snails

  • The distribution of the land snail genus Discus, whose shells have wide umbilici, ranges across Asia, Europe and North America.

    Egg brooding in land snails

  • The distribution of the land snail genus Discus, whose shells have wide umbilici, ranges across Asia, Europe and North America.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • In this paper, Kuźnik-Kowalska and Pokryszko are presenting evidence that 3 European Discus species may also use the umbilici of their shells to transport and brood their eggs.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The juvenile shells of both species have open umbilici, but they can be distinguished, with some difficulty, from their microsculpture.

    On the closure of the umbilicus of Neohelix albolabris

  • The juvenile shells of both species have open umbilici, but they can be distinguished, with some difficulty, from their microsculpture.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • The founders of DDN—Seth and Zachary Dibbler, “the twins,” as they were commonly referred to, for they had been born minutes apart and tangled up in umbilici—had accidentally become great believers in doing good works.

    The Position

  • Showing that portion of the anatomy was not in bad taste because umbilici are omnipresent these days.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Showing that portion of the anatomy was not in bad taste because umbilici are omnipresent these days.

    No Uncertain Terms

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