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Definition of the noun abdominal cavity

What does abdominal cavity mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm

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Abdominal Cavity: The portion of the body that lies between the thorax and the pelvis.

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Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

the abdominal cavity containing the viscera.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc, Roger W. Pease, Jr.

the diaphragm and the bifurcation into the right and left common iliac arteries abdominal cavity n : ABDOMEN Ib abdominal reflex n : contraction of the muscles of the abdominal wall in response to stimulation of the overlying skin abdominal ...

Google previewA dictionary of treatment (1920)

including medical and surgical therapeutics by Sir William Whitla

If pus be suspected it is necessary before disturbing the appendix region to pack off the abdominal cavity with three gauze sponges rung out of normal saline solution — one of these passes up towards the right kidney, one passes inwards ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Surgery (1895)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

The contents of the hernia are enclosed in a sac, almost always formed by the peritoneum lining the abdominal cavity. The sac may be carried immediately in front of the escaping intestine or omentum (femoral, umbilical, etc.), or these viscera ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1901)

by Chalmers Watson

The primitive peritoneum is nothing more than the differentiated lining of the abdominal cavity. By the forward growth of the gut it is separated into a visceral and parietal portion. The alimentary canal is at first a median structure lying along the ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

abdominal cavity, the space within the abdominal walls lying anterior to the vertebrae, between the diaphragm and the pelvic area, containing the liver, stomach, small intestine, colon, spleen, gallbladder, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

abdominal cavity, the space within the abdominal walls lying anterior to the vertebrae, between the diaphragm and the pelvic area, containing the liver, stomach, small intestine, colon, spleen, gallbladder, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.

Anatomy The abdominal cavity is separated from the chest cavity by the diaphragm. The position of the diaphragm varies with respiration. During expiration, the diaphragm may be as high as the fourth anterior rib. This is important because the ...

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