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Abdomen meaning

abdomen - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
  2. 2. The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.

abdomen - examples of usage

  1. Removed of the contents of chest or abdomen. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. Driving on icy ground, or through a narrow doorway where the abdomen is liable to be jammed, are other common causes. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. There is tenderness on pressure over the abdomen. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
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