What does abdominal cavity mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abdominal cavity, abdomen(noun)

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


  1. abdominal cavity(Noun)

    The hollow portion of the torso within the abdomen, containing the abdominal organs, in mammals below the diaphragm.


  1. Abdominal cavity

    The abdominal cavity is the largest body cavity of the human body that holds the bulk of the viscera. It is located below the thoracic cavity, and above the pelvic cavity. Its dome-shaped roof is the thoracic diaphragm, and its oblique floor is the pelvic inlet. It is a part of the abdominopelvic cavity. It is well connected with the pleural cavity. Organs of the abdominal cavity include the stomach, liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, small intestine, kidneys, large intestine, and adrenal glands.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Abdominal Cavity

    The region in the abdomen extending from the thoracic DIAPHRAGM to the plane of the superior pelvic aperture (pelvic inlet). The abdominal cavity contains the PERITONEUM and abdominal VISCERA, as well as the extraperitoneal space which includes the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abdominal cavity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abdominal cavity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elizabeth Steensma:

    That strep organism, that is really common, somehow that went from his pharynx in his throat and made its way into his abdominal cavity.

  2. Kareem Abu-Elmagd:

    Everybody was excited in the operating room when we had the organs in, they fit in his abdominal cavity and the whole team was so excited that we were able to Vic with the new organs.

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