median umbilical ligament

(MEE-dee-un um-BIH-lih-kul LIH-guh-ment)

A fibrous cord that connects the urinary bladder to the umbilicus (navel). The median umbilical ligament is formed as the allantoic stalk during fetal development and lasts through life. Also called urachus.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "median umbilical ligament"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "ligamento umbilical medio"

Cordón fibroso que conecta la vejiga urinaria con el ombligo. El ligamento umbilical medio se forma como tallo alantoico durante el desarrollo fetal y dura toda la vida. También se llama uraco.