One of the three primary body segments, along with the head and thorax, characteristic of insects. The abdomen in moths is typically elongate and contains the reproductive organs.
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Latin, meaning: belly / gluttony.
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the posterior section of the arthropod body.
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Region of the body furthest from the mouth. In insects, the third body region behind the head and thorax.
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- the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
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The body of the Butterfly behind the thorax.
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The part of the body`s trunk found below the chest. It contains the structures involved in digestion (e.g., stomach, intestine, etc) and those involved in producing and storing urine (e.g., kidneys, bladder).
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The part of the body below the lungs and above the pelvis (hips).
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That part of the body containing the viscera, ie the kidneys, liver, stomach, and intestines; separated from the thorax by the diaphragm.
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The area of the body below the ribs and lungs and above the hip bones. Contains many of the body organs, such as the stomach, small and large bowel, pancreas, liver, spleen, and kidneys.
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(Abdominal) The lower part of your body cavity
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The abdomen is the part of the body between the chest and the hips.
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The tummy or belly.
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The cavity of the body which extends from the diaphragm at the base of the thorax to the floor of the pelvis.
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Abdomen: The belly, that part of the body that contains all of the structures between the chest and the pelvis. The abdomen is separated anatomically from the chest by the diaphragm, the powerful muscle spanning the body cavity below the lungs. The abdomen includes a host of organs including the stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, liver, splee
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[ Latin abdomen
(a word of uncertain etymol.): confer French abdomen
.] 1. (Anat.)
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 oth
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<anatomy> The portion of the body which lies between the thorax and the pelvis. It contains a cavity (abdominal cavity) separated by the diaphragm from the thoracic cavity above and by the plane of the pelvic inlet from the pelvic cavity below and lined with a serous membrane, the peritoneum. ... This cavity contains the abdominal viscera and
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the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
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(ab´dә-mәn) (ab-do´mәn) the anterior portion of the body between the thorax and the pelvis; it contains the abdominal cavity, which is separated from the chest area by the diaphragm. The cavity, which is lined with a membrane known as the peritoneum, contains the stomach, large and small int...
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• (n.) 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. • (
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(from the article `insect`) The abdomen consists of a maximum of 11 segments, although this number commonly is reduced by fusion. Appendages are usually absent except in ... The abdomen, typically 11-segmented, appears to have only 7 or 8 segments because the last few segments are modified as specialized genital ... As in all adult i...
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(L., possibly from abdere to hide) that portion of the body which lies between the thorax and the pelvis; called also belly and venter. It contains a cavity (abdominal cavity) separated by the diaphragm from the thoracic cavity, above and by the plane of the pelvic inlet from the pelvic cavity below, and lined with a serous membrane, the peritoneu.
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abdomen That portion of the body which lies between the lower thorax (chest) and the pelvis; or 'the region of the trunk below the diaphragm, containing the largest cavity in the body'. Also called belly (popular), venter, and stomach (incorrect). Derived from abdo, abdere, 'to hide', and so probably originally referred to the 'hidden part of the b
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The posterior division of the spider body, comprising the pedicel and usually largely unsegmented saclike portion bearing the spinnerets.
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