Abnormal projection of the umbilicus. [acro- + G. omphalos, umbilicus]

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acrom·pha·lus (ə-kromґfə-ləs) [acr- + omphalus] 1. undue prominence of the navel; sometimes a sign of umbilical hernia. 2. the center of the navel.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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