abdominal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning the abdomen.
    • Belonging to the order Abdominales of seafood.
    • Of or with respect to the abdomen; ventral.
    • Having abdominal fins; of the Abdominales.
    • of or regarding or nearby the stomach
  • noun:
    • An abdominal muscle. Often found in the plural.
    • A fish associated with order Abdominales.
    • A fish regarding the group Abdominales.
    • one of many Abdominales (which see).
    • the muscle tissue of stomach
  • others:
    • Pertaining to the abdomen or stomach; situated in or from the abdomen: as, stomach ventral fins.
    • In ichthyology, having ventral fins in abdomen and towards middle of this body: as, an abdominal fish. See Abdominales.
    • plural Certain imaginary lines drawn to divide the surface of the abdomen into regions, as given below.
    • keeps the name of epigastric; its horizontal portions (4 4) would be the right and remaining hypochondriac regions; the center the main umbilical
    • is known as the umbilical region, while its lateral portions (5 5) will be the correct and left lumbar regions; the center portion of the hypogastric area
    • is known as the hypogastric region, but sometimes the pubic region, while its lateral portions (6 6) are known as the right and left iliac (or inguinal) regions. The adjoining region of thigh, underneath the fold associated with the crotch, is correctly excluded.
    • exterior, an identical oblong opening in fascia for the obliquus externus abdominis (additional oblique muscle associated with stomach), more down and nearer the mid-line of body. These rings are respectively the inlet and socket regarding the inguinal channel. Also called inguinal bands.

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