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abdomen

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human, Insects
abdomenab‧do‧men /ˈæbdəmən, æbˈdəʊ- $ -ˈdoʊ-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 HBAHBHthe part of your body between your chest and legs which contains your stomach, bowels etc2 HBIthe end part of an insect’s body, joined to the thoraxabdominal /æbˈdɒmɪnəl $ -ˈdɑː-/ adjective acute abdominal pains
Examples from the Corpus
abdomenThen Loi pointed at his abdomen and grimaced with pain to make sure I understood.It performs a special dance, walking in a circle which it then bisects while vigorously waggling its abdomen.The bullet ripped through her intestinal tract and lodged in her lower abdomen...His lower abdomen was expanding and contracting in a deep, regular pattern.Black widow venom affects the muscles, and may cause severe cramping in the abdomen and other parts of the body.Acting together, the two groups serve as retractors by telescoping the abdomen.The floor scissors exercise is an all-rounder which stretches and tones up the abdomen and the whole of the lower body.Their abdomen contains two chambers, one on each side.
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