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abdomen

ab·do·men

abdomen

 
 
pronunciation:
aeb d mn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in vertebrates, the part of the body between the chest and the pelvis, where most of the digestive organs are located.
Pain in the lower right part of the abdomen could be from inflammation of the appendix.
synonyms:
gut, stomach
similar words:
belly, paunch, tummy, viscera
definition 2: in insects, the major part of the body below the thorax and legs.
derivation: abdominal (adj.)
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