Around or near the umbilicus. SYN: periomphalic.

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peri·um·bil·i·cal .per-ē-.əm-'bil-i-kəl, Brit usu -.əm-bə-'lī-kəl adj situated or occurring adjacent to the navel <pain was initially localized to the \periumbilical region (A. S. Kochar)>

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peri·um·bil·i·cal (per″e-əm-bilґĭ-kəl) near or around the umbilicus; called also periomphalic.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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