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Midriff

Midriff Meaning & Definition
Midriff Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Midriff?

[n] (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
[n] the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)

Synonyms | Synonyms for Midriff: diaphragm | middle | midsection

Related Terms | Find terms related to Midriff: abdomen | abomasum | barrier | bay window | beerbelly | belly | brattice | breadbasket | buffer | buffer state | bulkhead | bumper | center | cloison | collision mat | core | craw | crop | cushion | diameter | diaphragm | dissepiment | dividing line | dividing wall | division | embonpoint | equator | fender | first stomach | gizzard | gullet | gut | heart | honeycomb stomach | interior | interseptum | kernel | kishkes | manyplies | mat | maw | mean | median | middle | midmost | midsection | midst | nucleus | omasum | pad | panel | paries | partition | party wall | paunch | pot | potbelly | potgut | property line | psalterium | pusgut | rennet bag | reticulum | rumen | second stomach | separation | septulum | septum | shock pad | spare tire | stomach | swagbelly | thick | thick of things | third stomach | tummy | tum-tum | underbelly | ventripotence | waist | waistline | wall | zone

See Also | area | body | membrane | muscle system | muscular structure | musculature | region | tissue layer | torso | trunk

Midriff In Webster's Dictionary

\Mid"riff\, n. [AS. midhrif; midd mid, middle + hrif bowels, womb; akin to OFries. midref midriff, rif, ref, belly, OHG. href body, and to L. corpus body. See {Corpse}.] (Anat.) See {Diaphragm}, n., 2. Smote him into the midriff with a stone. --Milton.

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