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Synonyms for navel

bellybutton

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Synonyms for navel

a scar where the umbilical cord was attached

the center point or middle of something

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Aki Sinkkonen of the University of Helsinki, Finland says: "I was younger than nowadays, and some of my friends were discussing how some women have a beautiful umbilicus or navel.
Some argue that the Adam created in God's own image was navel-less ( sexual reproduction only came on the scene after the expulsion from Eden and the navel is a mark of our fallen state.
NATIONAL Assembly Members have been told to stop navel gazing and get on with governing Wales.
High-quality navel and Valencia oranges, plus grapefruit and lemons, probably have the greatest potential for export growth.
Blood oranges, Cara Cara navels, Melogolds, and Oroblancos usually contain few or no seeds; pummeloes usually have seeds.
Long before the current craze of metal objects piercing ears, noses, tongues, navels, and even more adventurous parts of the anatomy, prior to the long hair, love beads, and peace signs of 1960s hippiehood, the Beat Generation raised eyebrows in the 1950s.
Perhaps you've noticed that none of the women in the classic MGM musicals had navels and that all married couples slept in twin beds.
Over and over again, Verburg delights in the closed eyelids, bottoms of feet, and shadowed navels of a body freshly eroticized by its lack of activity.
In addition to the Sunkist Navel Orange, citrus connoisseurs will find bright orange Minneola tangelos; raspberry-fleshed Blood Oranges and pink-fleshed Cara Cara Navels (The Power Orange), as well as sweet grapefruit specialties such as Pummelos and Sweeties, in their local produce sections.
Soon after birth, dip all lamb navels in strong iodine solution.
MacInnis agreed, adding that Valencia oranges can also be frozen, while navels become bitter when frozen.
They come at a time when navels and navel lates are at their peak and a major line with UK supermarkets.
After researching over 200 navels and finding a variety of shapes and sizes, I finally had the solution to a comfortable, snug fit with the hydro-foam application found attached to the backside of the flashing Belly Light," says Kellmann.
Closer inspection reveals that they also lack nipples and navels.