midriff

  1. the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
  2. (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration

Midriff

Midriff is the part of the human body between the chest (also called the thorax or bosom) and the pelvis or hips. The term is used (1) in place of the term belly, with its primary external physical feature, the navel; (2) as a synonym for waist; and (3) as a name for the area around (yet mainly below) the diaphragm (particularly including the stom...
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Midriff

• (n.) See Diaphragm, n., 2.
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Midriff

Mid'riff (mĭd'rĭf) noun [ Anglo-Saxon midhrif ; midd mid, middle + hrif bowels, womb; akin to OFries. midref midriff, rif , ref , belly, Old High German href body, and to Latin corpus body. See Corpse .] (Anat.) Se...
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midriff

Type: Term Pronunciation: mid′rif Synonyms: diaphragm1
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