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Abdomen

see synonyms of abdomen

1. abdomen, belly, stomach, venter

the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

2. abdomen, abdominal cavity

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

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Abdomen

see synonyms of abdomen
noun
1. 
the region of the body of a vertebrate that contains the viscera other than the heart and lungs. In mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
2. 
the front or surface of this region; belly
▶ Related adjective: coeliac
3. 
(in arthropods) the posterior part of the body behind the thorax, consisting of up to ten similar segments

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Abdomen

see synonyms of abdomen
noun
1. 
in vertebrates
a. 
the part of the body cavity from the thorax to the pelvic girdle, containing the digestive organs, etc.; belly: in mammals, the diaphragm separates this from the thorax
b. 
the region of the trunk between the chest and pelvis
2. 
in arthropods, the posterior body segment containing the reproductive organs, etc.

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Abdomen

see synonyms of abdomen
n.
1. The part of the body that lies between the thorax and the pelvis and encloses the stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, and pancreas in humans and other mammals. Also called belly.
2. The corresponding region in vertebrates other than mammals.
3. The posterior segment of the body in arthropods.

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