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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 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 previewSurgical anatomy and operative surgery (1902)

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 ...

Google previewManual 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 ...

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 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 previewThe 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 ...

Google previewGut 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewIntermediate Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured (2004)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

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 ...

Google previewCultural Encyclopedia of the Body [2 volumes] (2008)

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.

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book (2012)

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 ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary - E-Book (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

abdomen The cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvis, lined by a serous ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1827)

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 ...

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

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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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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