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Definition of the noun abdomen
What does abdomen mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: abdomens
- the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of abdomen: belly / stomach / venter
- more generic term: body part = any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
- more specific words: underbelly / underbody = the soft belly or underside of an animal's body
- part of: body / torso / trunk = the body excluding the head and neck and limbs
- abdominal aorta = a branch of the descending aorta
- arteria colica / colic artery = arteries that supply blood to the colon
- hypochondrium = the upper region of the abdomen just below the lowest ribs on either side of the epigastrium
- intestine / bowel / gut = the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
- belly button / bellybutton / umbilicus / omphalos / omphalus / navel = a scar where the umbilical cord was attached
- abdominal muscle / abdominal / ab = the muscles of the abdomen
- abdominal cavity = the cavity containing the major viscera
- abdominal wall = a wall of the abdomen
- the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
Phrases with Abdomen
- Blatta Abdomen-Nigrum
- Species Blatta Abdomen-Nigrum
- Species Epilampra Abdomen-Nigrum
- transverse muscle of abdomen
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abdomen
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by Ken Ludden
Just like stretching, exercising the abdomen is a life-long dedication everyone should get used to. And with the close connection...
Maternal Critical Care (2013)
A Multidisciplinary Approach by Marc van de Velde, Helen Scholefield, Lauren A. Plante
The term acute abdomen refers to the sudden onset of severe abdominal pain, tenderness, and muscular rigidity, which may becaused by...
Management of the pregnant woman with an acute abdomen is a typical multidisciplinary challenge.
by Rifat Latifi
The use of an abbreviated laparotomy has been shown to reduce mortality; however, the resulting open abdomen is a complex clinical issue for the intensive care unit (ICU) and surgical teams. Modern techniques and technologies are now ...
by John Joseph McGrath
The whole abdomen is covered by the skin, underneath which is» the subcutaneous fat; the abdomen is a favorite site for the accumulation of fat in the obese, and this layer varies much in thiekness- in different individuals; it is continuous with ...
Manual of Practical Anatomy (1908)
by Daniel John Cunningham
The abdomen is an airtight cavity, and the atmospheric pressure acts upon its mobile walls so as to keep them constantly in accurate apposition with the viscera, and also the viscera in accurate contact with each other. During life, and in the ...
by Shailen Jasani
The term acute abdomen refers to a syndrome that. 45 7 Abnormal urine or urination Dysuria, Stranguria and Pollakiuria Haematuria Pigmenturia.
by Stuart H. Orkin, David E. Fisher, A. Thomas Look, Samuel Lux IV, David Ginsburg, David G. Nathan
abdomen is an important component of the staging evaluation. Approximately 20 % of these patients have pulmonary metastases at the time of diagnosis.181 These tumors arise from coccygeal tissue elements, and surgical resection must ...
The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, from Their Commencement in 1665 to the Year 1800 (1809)
The abdomen is a little longer projected backwards than ...
Gut Instinct (2006)
What Your Stomach is Trying to Tell You by Pierre Pallardy
MASSAGING YOUR OWN ABDOMEN is a thoroughly natural and instinctive process and is easy to do. In Asia, massage is routinely practiced, either at home or together with friends. Self-massage will help you get to know and respect your ...
The Breathing Book (1996)
Good Health and Vitality Through Essential Breath Work by Donna Farhi
One reason you may be pulling in your abdomen is that you are uncomfortable with your weight and hope that this ruse ...
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Abdomen and Genitalia njuries The abdomen is the lower of the two major body cavities, extending from the diaphragm to the pelvis. It contains several organs that make up the digestive, urinary, and genitourinary systems. Although any of ...
The dissector's manual (1825)
by John Flint South
The Abdomen is the second, inferior, and larger cavity of the trunk. It contains the organs which are subservient to the digestive process, or the cliylopoietic viscera ; the urinary organs which secrete, retain, and convey the urine ; and a part of ...
by Eve Adamson, Gayle Williamson
abdomen Oomph! The abdomen is a highly personal and sensitive spot, and dreams about this body part signify highly personal, sensitive subjects. 1. If you' ve just ...
by Victoria Pitts-Taylor
Abdomen. Abdominoplasty Often known by its colloquial name, the ''tummy tuck,'' abdominoplasty is a major surgical procedure in which skin and fat are removed from the middle and lower abdomen and the abdominal muscles are tightened.
by Denise Tiran
abdomen cavity between diaphragm and pelvis, lined by peritoneum; contains stomach, intestines, liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenal glands, ureters. Bladder, and uterus become abdominal organs when distended in ...
for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller
abdomen The cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvis, lined by a serous ...
The antennae of the male are long and cylindrical; of the female short and incurved; the abdomen is ovate, sessile. - 2. Scolia nigrita.-The species is black; the wings are white, with a black rib.-It inhabits Africa. 3. Scolia quadri-maculata.- Hairy ...
by Henrik Steinmann, Lajos Zombori
abdomen, pl. ~s, -mina (Figs 136— 141): the third large region of the insect body, which originally comprises twelve segments, each segment is usually formed by a dorsal tergite and a ventral sternite and carries on both sides a spiracle, ...
Ent - Fra
Antennae deflexed, distant, the third joint patellif'orm, compressed, with a naked dorsal seta at the base : hypostoma descending, perpendicular, naked: eyes rounded and remote ; the forehead broad, flat, and naked : abdomen ovate, ...
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- Tip of abdomen in possible Berberis Sawfly
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- Translucent abdomen
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- Hairy Abdomen
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- Dorsal Abdomen
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I had a very bad torn groin, my abdomen right through my legs. I was finding it really hard to get in the ring and run around and function at a decent rate. Then they had the idea that it might be better to do a retirement thing. (Owen Hart)
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Scrabble value of A1B3D2O1M3E1N1
The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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