Skip to Content

omphalotripsy

Pronunciation: om'fa-lo-trip'se

Definition: Crushing, instead of cutting, the umbilical cord after childbirth.

[omphalo- + G. tripsis, a rubbing]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide