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Definition of the noun abdominal wall

What does abdominal wall mean as a name of something?


  1. a wall of the abdomen
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • more generic words: paries / wall = a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
    • part of: abdomen / belly / stomach / venter = the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

Alternative definition of the noun abdominal wall


  1. The layer of muscles that surrounds the abdominal cavity and contains the abdominal organs.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders, Three-Volume Set (2010)

to describe the unusual slow rhythmic writhing contortions of the abdominal wall and multidirectional displacements of the umbilicus produced by ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neurological Signs (2016)

by A.J. Larner

Cross References Blind spot; Disc swelling; Obscurations; Optic atrophy; Pseudopapilloedema; Retinal venous pulsation; Scotoma Paraballismus - see BALLISM, BALLISMUS; HEMIBALLISMUS Paradoxical Abdominal Wall Movement, ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (2008)

by Sheila Jennett

The abdominal wall consists of skin, connective tissue including a variable amount of fat, and muscles. Acontinuous thin membrane, the peritoneum, lines thewalland covers all the organs in theabdominal cavity. Seefig appendix 1.4.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.

and spaces, the abdominal wall muscles, and blood vessels. Evaluation of Injury Abdominal injuries may result in serious ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

abdominal wall The covering of the abdominal cavity, consisting of fibrous and fatty tissue, muscles, ...

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