Definition Of abdomen


the part of the body of a vertebrate containing the digestive organs; the belly. In humans and other mammals, it is bounded by the diaphragm and the pelvis.

It is quite common to develop a vertical, pigmented line on the skin of the abdomen below the belly button, which fades later.

Example Of abdomen

  • A high bowel obstruction will have a few dilated loops of small bowel in the abdomen .

  • Abdominal pain concurrent with nausea points to the abdomen as the source of nausea.

  • Attacked bees often have deformed wings and abdomens and a shortened life span.

  • Being overweight puts more pressure on the abdomen and the valve in the gullet.

  • Debulking surgery left appreciable disease in the abdomen and a malignant pleural effusion.

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