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abdomen:
the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
  • abdominal cavity: the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
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  • abdomen:
    The human abdomen (from the Latin word meaning "belly") is the part of the body between the pelvis and the thorax. The front of the abdomen is the abdominal cavity, which is separated from the thoracic cavity by the diaphragm. The lining of the abdomen is called the peritoneum, and the rear part of it is the retroperitoneum. The abdominal wall is the skin, fat, muscle, and lining in the very front of the abdomen. ...
    Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdomen
    abdomen:
    The region of the body between the diaphragm and hips. Includes many organs of the digestive system, such as the stomach, small and large intestine, liver, pancreas and gallbladder.
    Link: www.cnn.com/HEALTH/library/DG/00022.html
    abdomen:
    the part of the body that generaly contains the intestines; also called the belly; in organisms, such as insects and spiders, is the last body section
    Link: www.kentuckyawake.org/templates/glossary/
    abdomen:
    The abdomen of an insect is in the hind section. It holds the sexual, digestive, and excretory organs. It also holds the breathing mechanism.
    Link: www.nps.gov/grsa/resources/curriculum/glossary.htm
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    transverse muscle of abdomen:
    transversus abdominis muscle: a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity
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    acute abdomen:
    Any serious acute intra-abdominal condition (such as appendicitis) attended by pain, tenderness, and muscular rigidity, and for which emergency surgery must be considered.Synonym: surgical abdomen.(05 Mar 2000)
    Link: cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/
    acute abdomen series:
    In radiology, an examination that usually includes an erect kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) projection, a recumbent KUB projection, and a left lateral decubitus view of the chest to assess free air, infections, or obstruct
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    anterior cutaneous nerves of abdomen:
    The ventral primary rami of spinal nerves T7-T11 (seventh to eleventh intercostal nerves), which supply the abdominal as well as the thoracic wall; innervate intercostal, subcostal, serratus posterior inferior, transversus abdominis, external and internal oblique, and rectus abdominis muscles, and provide sensory branches to the periphery of the diaphragm, and parietal pleura and peritoneum.Synonym: rami cutanei anteriores pectoralis et abdominalis nervorum intercostalium, ramus cutaneus anterior (pectoralis et abdominalis) nervorum thoracicorum, anterior cutaneous nerves of abdomen, pectoral and abdominal anterior cutaneous branch of intercostal nerves.(05 Mar 2000)
    Link: cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/
    boat-shaped abdomen:
    A condition in which the anterior abdominal wall is sunken and presents a concave rather than a convex contour.Synonym: boat-shaped abdomen, navicular abdomen.(05 Mar 2000)
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    Abdomen:
    That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.
    Synonyms: Abdomens
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    Abdomen, Acute:
    A clinical syndrome with acute abdominal pain that is severe, localized, and rapid onset. Acute abdomen may be caused by a variety of disorders, injuries, or diseases.
    Synonyms: Abdomens, Acute, Acute Abdomen, Acute Abdomens
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    Rectus Abdominis:
    A long flat muscle that extends along the whole length of both sides of the abdomen. It flexes the vertebral column, particularly the lumbar portion; it also tenses the anterior abdominal wall and assists in compressing the abdominal contents. It is frequently the site of hematomas. In reconstructive surgery it is often used for the creation of myocutaneous flaps. (From Gray's Anatomy, 30th American ed, p491)
    Synonyms: Rectus Muscle of Abdomen,Abdomen Rectus Muscle,Abdomen Rectus Muscles

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    acute abdomen:

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    anterior cutaneous nerves of abdomen:

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    fatty layer of subcutaneous tissue of abdomen:

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    membranous layer of subcutaneous tissue of abdomen:

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    abdomen obstipum:

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    carinate abdomen:

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    acute abdomen:

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    Abdomen - swollen:

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    Acute abdomen:

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    Cosmetic surgery of the abdomen:

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    Distended abdomen:

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    Lump in the abdomen:

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    Magnetic resonance imaging - abdomen:

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    Mass in the abdomen:

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    Nuclear magnetic resonance - abdomen:

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    Pain - abdomen:

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    Rigidity of the abdomen:

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    ABD:

     
    abdomen; aged, blind, and disabled; aggressive behavioral disturbance; average body dose
     

    Abd, abd:

     
    abdomen, abdominal; abduct, abduction, abductor
     

    Abd.:

     
    Abdomen;
     

    abdom:

     
    abdomen, abdominal
     

    CRAMS:

     
    circulation, respiration, abdomen, motor, speech
     

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    C76.2: Abdomen
             
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    C47.4: Peripheral nerves of abdomen
    C49.4: Connective and soft tissue of abdomen
    D21.4: Connective and other soft tissue of abdomen
    R10.0: Acute abdomen
    R10.1: Pain localized to upper abdomen
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    abdomen: the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
             
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