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PLACENTA
HUMAN UMBILICAL
UMBILICAL CORDS
CORD BLOOD BANKING
BLOOD BANK
BLOOD STEM CELLS
CRYOPRESERVATION
STORAGE
NEWBORN
TRANSPLANTATION
FETUS
HEMATOPOIETIC
FETAL
CLAMPING
BABY
YOLK SAC
CLAMPS
BONE MARROW
ARROW
MALE INFERTILITY
BLOOD FLOW
DUKE
CHORIONIC
DELIVERY
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Definitions

  1. The umbilical cord is the lifeline between the fetus and placenta. (Web site)

Placenta

  1. In placental mammals, the umbilical cord is a tube that connects a developing embryo or fetus to its placenta.
  2. The arrow is pointing to the umbilical cord that connects the fetus to the placenta. (Web site)

Human Umbilical

  1. Implantation connections between the mother and the embryo will begin to form, including the umbilical cord. (Web site)
  2. When the animal is born, the umbilical cord is severed and leaves only a small scar (the umbilicus) behind.
  3. The phrase "cutting the umbilical cord" is used symbolically to describe a child's breaking away from the parental home.
  4. The umbilical cord is made of Wharton's jelly, not ordinary skin and connective tissue.
  5. Before your baby is born, the umbilical cord is a lifeline.

Umbilical Cords

  1. Although located in Edmonton, Alberta, the Bank is national in scope and collects donated waste umbilical cord blood samples from coast to coast in Canada.
  2. A network of four banks offering umbilical cord blood collection and storage.
  3. Collection and storage of newborns' umbilical cord blood for treatment against future disease is rising in popularity.

Cord Blood Banking

  1. An umbilical cord blood banking company with offices in California and other U.S. states.
  2. Baby Chord Securacell - - Private umbilical cord blood banking services for families throughout Canada.

Blood Bank

  1. For more information on umbilical cord blood storage and transplant: umbilical cord blood bank.
  2. The umbilical cord blood bank in Tianjin is among the first batch of blood banks that have passed the state health watchdog's examination.

Blood Stem Cells

  1. SecuraCell - Collection and cryogenic storage of umbilical cord blood stem cells for the potential treatment of various diseases.
  2. A non-profit organization dedicated to the collection and preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells for public use.
  3. State-of-the-art facilities for the collection, processing and long-term cryogenic storage of umbilical cord blood stem cells in Hong Kong.

Cryopreservation

  1. Cryopreservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells, harvested at the birth of a child.
  2. Lifebank (USA) - - Cryopreservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells.
  3. Umbilical cord blood stem cell bank cryopreserved after baby's birth for therapeutic purposes.

Storage

  1. Guarder Umbilical cord blood storage bank in Tampa, Florida.
  2. Speichern Umbilical cord blood storage bank in Tampa, Florida.

Newborn

  1. Enables expectant parents to store their newborn's umbilical cord blood as a potential source of stem cells to help treat cancers & other disorders.
  2. Report Broken Link Cryo-Cell International A cryobank for newborn's umbilical cord stem cells.
  3. A facility in London to store stem cells from the umbilical cord blood following childbirth.

Transplantation

  1. Wagner JE. Umbilical cord blood transplantation: overview of the clinical experience.
  2. Ex vivo expansion of umbilical cord blood (UCB) CD34(+) cells alters the expression and fu. (Web site)
  3. The emphasis here is to support bone marrow transplants by banking umbilical cord blood from a variety of ethnic groups.
  4. Rapid and complete donor chimerism in adult recipients of unrelated donor umbilical cord blood transplantation after reduced-intensity conditioning.

Fetus

  1. In humans, the umbilical cord in a full term fetus is usually about 50 cm long and about 2 cm in diameter.
  2. It is connected to the fetus by the umbilical cord.

Hematopoietic

  1. Evidence to date indicates that umbilical cord blood is an abundant source of hematopoietic stem cells. (Web site)
  2. Evaluation of the in vitro behavior of phenotypically defined populations of umbilical cord blood hematopoietic progenitor cells.

Fetal

  1. The umbilical cord normally contains two umbilical arteries and one umbilical vein.
  2. Figure 7. Fetal neutrophil migration through the umbilical cord (funisitis). (Web site)
  3. Umbilical cord from an intrauterine fetal demise in which the cord has been markedly twisted. (Web site)
  4. Folding and compression of the umbilical cord can lead to fetal stress and in some case, fetal demise. (Web site)

Clamping

  1. Umbilical cord clamping. (Web site)
  2. MedWire News: Clamping the umbilical cord early is not justified and may do more harm than good, research shows. (Web site)

Baby

  1. In some cultures the umbilical cord is cut by the father of the baby.
  2. LOTUS BIRTH - What it is all about - It is when you do not cut the baby's umbilical cord from the placenta. (Web site)

Yolk Sac

  1. The umbilical cord develops from, and contains, remnants of the yolk sac and allantois.
  2. In these cases direct puncture of the umbilical cord vessels (cordocentesis) may become necessary. (Web site)
  3. B, D: By 10 weeks of development the yolk sac duct has been replaced by loops of bowel within the umbilical cord. (Web site)

Clamps

  1. Today there are umbilical cord clamps which combine the cord clamps with the knife. (Web site)
  2. Doctor in the United States prepares to cut the baby's umbilical cord by affixing the second of two clamps.

Bone Marrow

  1. Cryo-Save - Specializes in the separation and storage of stem cells from the umbilical cord blood.
  2. A pediatricians's discussion on the benefits and risks of donating a baby's umbilical cord blood.
  3. Your baby's umbilical cord blood is an abundant source of life-giving stem cells like those found in bone marrow.
  4. Long-term generation of colony-forming cells (CFC) from CD34 + human umbilical cord blood cells.
  5. Engraftment of gene-modified umbilical cord blood cells in neonates with adenosine deaminase deficiency.

Arrow

  1. Figure 8. True knot in an umbilical cord (arrow). (Web site)
  2. Figure 3. Fetus at ~53 days post-ovulation (21.5 mm crown-rump length) showing distinct intestinal herniation into proximal umbilical cord (arrow). (Web site)

Male Infertility

  1. Provides umbilical cord blood storage, personal blood storage, semen banking, anonymous donor semen, and male infertility testing.
  2. American Academy of Pediatrics recommends against umbilical cord storage.
  3. A full service cryobank licensed in the State of New York offering cryopreservation of umbilical cord blood, semen banking and male infertility testing.

Blood Flow

  1. But the blood remaining in the umbilical cord and placenta is rich with blood-forming cells.
  2. One of the newest items of interest in obstetrics is umbilical cord blood retrieval at the birth of a woman's child. (Web site)
  3. U umbilical cord : the source of attachment of the fetus to the maternal blood supply.
  4. Doppler flow ultrasound of the umbilical cord can also be used to quantitatively assess umbilical artery blood flow. (Web site)
  5. Blood from the placenta and umbilical cord that are left over after birth is one source of adult stem cell s. (Web site)

Duke

  1. The units of umbilical cord blood that are collected at both Duke and Durham Regional are processed and banked at Duke.
  2. The only life-saving hope they found was at Duke Medical with a stem cell transplant, from a donor's umbilical cord blood.

Chorionic

  1. At the junction of umbilical cord and placenta, the umbilical arteries branch radially to form chorionic arteries. (Web site)
  2. Normally the umbilical cord inserts near the center of the chorionic plate, which stabilizes the fetal vessels as they leave the umbilical cord.
  3. Insertion of umbilical cord into chorionic plate. (Web site)

Delivery

  1. After delivery of the baby, the umbilical cord is clipped and cut. (Web site)
  2. After delivery, the umbilical cord and placenta are no longer needed and are often discarded.

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