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Abdomen

Abdomen Meaning & Definition
Abdomen Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abdomen?

[n] the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abdomen: belly | stomach | venter

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abdomen: abomasum | anus | appendix | bay window | beerbelly | belly | blind gut | bowels | brain | breadbasket | cecum | colon | corporation | craw | crop | diaphragm | duodenum | embonpoint | endocardium | entrails | first stomach | foregut | giblets | gizzard | gullet | gut | guts | heart | hindgut | honeycomb stomach | innards | inner mechanism | insides | internals | intestine | inwards | jejunum | kidney | kishkes | large intestine | liver | liver and lights | lung | manyplies | maw | middle | midgut | midriff | midsection | omasum | paunch | perineum | pod | pot | potbelly | potgut | psalterium | pump | pusgut | pylorus | rectum | rennet bag | reticulum | rumen | second stomach | small intestine | spare tire | spleen | stomach | swagbelly | third stomach | ticker | tripes | tummy | tum-tum | underbelly | venter | ventripotence | vermiform appendix | viscera | vitals | works

See Also | abdominal aorta | abdominal cavity | abdominal wall | arteria colica | bellybutton | body | body part | bowel | colic artery | gut | hypochondrium | intestine | navel | omphalos | omphalus | torso | trunk | umbilicus | underbelly | underbody

Abdomen In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*do"men\, n. [L. abdomen (a word of uncertain etymol.): cf. F. abdomen.] 1. (Anat.) The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.

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