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Definition of the noun abdomen

What does abdomen mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abdomens

  1. the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
  2. the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm

Phrases with Abdomen

  1. Blatta Abdomen-Nigrum
  2. Epilampra Abdomen-Nigrum
  3. Species Blatta Abdomen-Nigrum
  4. Species Epilampra Abdomen-Nigrum
  5. transverse muscle of abdomen

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Google previewAcademy Method: Body Mechanics 2-Week Course (2014)

by Ken Ludden

Just like stretching, exercising the abdomen is a life-long dedication everyone should get used to. And with the close connection...

Google previewEmergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured (2013)

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Acute abdomen is a term used to describe the sudden (acute) onset of abdominal pain that is not caused by a traumatic injury. It is generally associated with severe , progressive symptoms that require medical attention. Acute abdominal pain ...

Google previewMaternal 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.

Google previewSurgery of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects (2013)

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 ...

Google previewSurgery of the Abdominal Wall (2013)

by Jean P. Chevrel

Burst abdomen is a postoperative complication in 0.03%–3% of laparotomies and carries a mortality ranging from 0% to 85%, according to series. These statistics underline the severity of this complication. The numerical data given below ...

Google previewSaunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Emergency Medicine (2011)

by Shailen Jasani

The term acute abdomen refers to a syndrome that. 45 7 Abnormal urine or urination Dysuria, Stranguria and Pollakiuria Haematuria Pigmenturia.

Google previewAdvanced First Aid, CPR, and AED (2016)

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP),, Alton L. Thygerson, Steven M. Thygerson

Abdominal Pain The abdomen is the area between the diaphragm and the groin. Abdominal organs are either hollow or solid. Hollow organs are tubes, such as the stomach and the intestines, through which material passes, conducting food ...

Google previewPathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant (2011)

by Catherine C. Goodman, Kenda S. Fuller

Spiral CT with intravenous contrast of the abdomen is the most common test in the assessment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

Google previewOncology of Infancy and Childhood (2009)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Insect Morphology (1999)

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, ...

Google previewThe Ayurveda Encyclopedia (2007)

Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, and Longevity by Swami Sadashiva Tirtha

Kapha: Physical debility, loss of the sensation of touch, swelling, heaviness, excess sleep, nausea, loss of taste and appetite, difficult breathing, cough, white complexion, eyes, nails, feces, and urine, smooth, unmoving abdomen with a whitish ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

Abdomen bicnrne. 67. CHERMES. Rostrum pectorale. Pedes pofleriores saltatorii. 68. Coccus. Rostrum pectorale. Abdomen (maribus) posterius setosum. 69. THRtPs.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1823)

Pediculus ricinoides: the abdomen is orbicular, marked with a white line; the seutellum is composed of three lobes; the snout is white. It is a native of America. It gets into the legs of the naked inhabitants, where it draws blood, and depositing its ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of pure materia medica Index, 1880 (1874)


Abdomen. — Griping (into a ball) pain below the navel when standing (first day),1 . — Pressive pain at the navel, extending outward (twenty- one hours),1. — Burning sticking in the umbilicus (twenty-nine hours),1. — Crawling sticking in the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1855)

Ent - Fra

Antennae incumbent, the terminal joint elliptical, compressed, having a naked dorsal seta at the base : hypostoma carinated in the middle, and provided with a mystax ; the forehead broad and setose: eyes rounded : abdomen ovate, flat, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

affect segments in the posterior thorax and the anterior abdomen.

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Dream Dictionary (2007)

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 ...

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Small photo of US Upper Abdomen of a 33 years old male patient with chronic abdominal pain. Demonstrated space-taking lesion in right lobe of liver, and large solid mass in pancreatic region. Final Dx is CA pancreasSmall photo of Film x ray of abdomen and pelvis.Small photo of Film x ray of abdomen and pelvis.Small photo of Film x ray of abdomen and pelvis.Small photo of Film x ray of abdomen and pelvis.Small photo of Film x ray of abdomen and pelvis.Small photo of Film x ray of abdomen and pelvis. More...

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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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