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What is your bellybutton connected to as an adult?

What is your bellybutton connected to as an adult?

Nothing!: The bellybutton is essentially scar tissue (left over from the neonatal umbilical cord) that is fused with the abdominal wall. There are some pediatric surgical problems involving remaining attachments to the umbilical stump, but normally the belly button is not "attached" to anything. In fact, many laparascopic surgeries use the belly button as an entry point into the abdomen. ...Read more

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Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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Is it true that your bellybutton is connected to your anus?

Is it true that your bellybutton is connected to your anus?

Not true: Embryologically speaking, there is a loose connection, both being part of immature forming GI tract, but there is no physical connection, which is what you are asking, i think? ...Read more

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19y/o F(DX: Inappropriate Sinus Tach): occasional abdominal & lower back pain. Just noticed a pulse feeling around bellybutton. Could be connected?

19y/o F(DX: Inappropriate Sinus Tach): occasional abdominal & lower back pain. Just noticed a pulse feeling around bellybutton. Could be connected?

Pulsation: Prominent pulsation within the abdomen usually stems from the aorta which is a large artery and it is not too unusual to feel it especially in slender people. Abnormally prominent pulsations can be due to an aortic aneurysm Which can cause back and occasional abdominal discomfort. For peace of mind get examined by a physician who will perform a careful examination of your abdomen and then advise ...Read more

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What is an adult navel connected to?

What is an adult navel connected to?

Nothing: Adult navel is not connected to anything or any part of the body ...Read more

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What is your belly button connected too?

What is your belly button connected too?

The navel or: Umbilicus is the location where the umbilical cord was once attached. There is normally a depression of the abdominal muscles with surrounding fascia in the area of the umbilicus. ...Read more

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What is your belly button connected to internally?

What is your belly button connected to internally?

Umbilicus: The navel or umbilicus is the location where the umbilical cord was once attached. There is normally a depression of the abdominal muscles with surrounding fascia in the area of the umbilicus. ...Read more

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Is the belly button connected to anything?

Umbilicus: The navel or umbilicus is the location where the umbilical cord was once attached. There is normally a depression of the abdominal muscles with surrounding fascia in the area of the umbilicus. ...Read more

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What would happen if i snapped the 'ligament' connected to my belly button?

What would happen if i snapped the 'ligament' connected to my belly button?

Can't really do that: There is no true "ligament" connected to the belly button. It is unlikely that the structure called the "umbilical ligament" could be injured by any activity. ...Read more

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