Abdomen

==Structure== ===Contents=== The abdomen contains most of the tubelike organs of the digestive tract, as well as several solid organs. Hollow abdominal organs include the stomach, the small intestine, and the colon with its attached appendix. Organs such as the liver, its attached gallbladder, and the pancreas function in close association with th...
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abdomen

Body of the insect, toward the posterior of the thorax.
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abdomen

(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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Abdomen

(Abdominal) The lower part of your body cavity
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abdomen

(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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abdomen

(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

(see opisthosoma)
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abdomen

[n] - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
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Abdomen

• (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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abdomen

<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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abdomen

• In higher animals, the abdomen is the large space that contains the stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder, spleen, and pancreas. In women, the abdomen also includes the uterus, Fallopian tubes, and ovaries. It lies between the chest area and the pelvic area (hips). The abdominal cavity is ...
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abdomen

venter noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
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Abdomen

Ab·do'men noun [ 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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Abdomen

10 segments of body that immediately follow the claw-bearing thoracic segments.
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abdomen

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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abdomen

abdomen, in humans and other vertebrates, portion of the trunk between the diaphragm and lower pelvis. In humans the wall of the abdomen is a muscular structure covered by fascia, fat, and skin. The abdominal cavity is lined with a thin membrane, the peritoneum, which encloses the stomach, intestine...
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Abdomen

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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Abdomen

area between the keel and the pubic (hip) bones
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ABDOMEN

Area of the body located between the thorax and pelvis which contains the abdominal cavity and viscera.
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Abdomen

belly
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Abdomen

belly
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abdomen

belly
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Abdomen

belly.
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Abdomen

Body region behind thorax, usually has 10 segments, can have appendages at the tip.
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abdomen

In vertebrates, the part of the body below the thorax, containing the digestive organs; in insects and other arthropods, it is the hind part of the body. In mammals, the abdomen is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm, a sheet of muscular tissue; in arthropods, commonly by a narrow constriction. In mammals, the female reproductive org...
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