abdomen, venter, stomach, belly(noun)
the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
abdominal cavity, abdomen(noun)
the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis, not including the back.
The cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera; often restricted in humans to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
He was all bent over complaining of pains in the abdomen.
The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.
Origin: * First attested in 1541.
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
the posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda
Origin: [L. abdomen (a word of uncertain etymol.): cf. F. abdomen.]
The abdomen, in vertebrates such as mammals, constitutes the part of the body between the thorax and pelvis. The region enclosed by the abdomen is termed the abdominal cavity. In arthropods it is the posterior tagma of the body; it follows the thorax or cephalothorax. Anatomically, the abdomen stretches from the thorax at the thoracic diaphragm to the pelvis at the pelvic brim. The pelvic brim stretches from the lumbosacral angle to the pubic symphysis and is the edge of the pelvic inlet. The space above this inlet and under the thoracic diaphragm is termed the abdominal cavity. The boundary of the abdominal cavity is the abdominal wall in the front and the peritoneal surface at the rear.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ab-dō′men, n. the belly: the lower part of the trunk.—adj. Abdom′inal.—adv. Abdom′inally.—adj. Abdom′inous, pot-bellied. [L.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.
The numerical value of abdomen in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of abdomen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- بطن, جوفArabic
- panxa, abdomen, ventre, bucCatalan, Valencian
- bughule, bagkrop, bugDanish
- Bauch, UnterleibGerman
- abdomeno, ventroEsperanto
- abdomen, vientreSpanish
- sabel, sabelalde, abdomenBasque
- کم, شکمPersian
- vatsaontelo, vatsa, takaruumisFinnish
- bûkWestern Frisian
- anbavantHaitian Creole
- has, potrohHungarian
- որովայնի խոռոչ, փոր, որովայնArmenian
- 腹部, お腹, 腹Japanese
- 복, 腹腔, 복강, 腹, 배Korean
- ËnnerläifLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- vēders, vēdera dobumsLatvian
- стомак, мевMacedonian
- abdomen, onderbuikDutch
- buk, mageNorwegian
- adidlą́, abidNavajo, Navaho
- brzuch, odwłokPolish
- abdomen, burtăRomanian
- живот, брюшко, брюшная полостьRussian
- tr̀buh, abdomen, тр̀бухSerbo-Croatian
- brucho, brušná dutinaSlovak
- batın, karınTurkish
- bụng dạ, bụngVietnamese
- lugötöp, götöp, bälid, diskoapVolapük
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