Definitions for abdominal wall
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a wall of the abdomen
The layer of muscles that surrounds the abdominal cavity and contains the abdominal organs.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The outer margins of the ABDOMEN, extending from the osteocartilaginous thoracic cage to the PELVIS. Though its major part is muscular, the abdominal wall consists of at least seven layers: the SKIN, subcutaneous fat, deep FASCIA; ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, transversalis fascia, extraperitoneal fat, and the parietal PERITONEUM.
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