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abdomen:
The abdomen is the segmented tail area of an insect (including butterflies and moths). An insect's abdomen contains its heart, Malpighian tubules, reproductive organs, and most of the digestive system (foregut, hindgut and rectum). It is protected by an exoskeleton. The abdomen of butterflies and moths have eleven segments (the terminal 2 or 3 segments are fused together). ABDOMINAL PROLEGS Abdominal prolegs are the peg-like legs on the abdomen (hind region) of a caterpillar. ...
Link: www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterfly/gloss...
abdomen:
the belly region of a vertebrate animal, or the hind segment of the body of an insect, crustacean or other arthropod.
Link: www.reefed.edu.au/glossary/a.html
abdomen:
Where most animal have their digestive organs. With insects, it is the last and largest of the three body sections. Some insects have a stinger on the tip. With spiders, it is the last of the two body sections, and it has spinnerets (to make thread) on the tip.
Link: www.fcps.k12.va.us/StratfordLandingES/Ecology/mpag...
abdomen:
area between the chest and the hips that contains the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and spleen.
Link: www.health.uab.edu/show.asp
abdomen:
The region between the diaphragm and the pelvis.
Link: www.methodfitness.com/fitness_glossary.shtml
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bruise of head, chest, and abdomen:
A bruise that may be associated with internal injuries. SEE: ecchymosis.     SYMPTOMS: Symptoms include pain, swelling, tenderness, and discoloration.    
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carinate abdomen:
A sloping of the sides with prominence of the central line of the abdomen.(05 Mar 2000)
Link: cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/
cutaneous n. of abdomen, anterior:
ramus cutaneus anterior [pectoralis/abdominalis] ramorum ventralium nervorum thoracicorum.
Link: www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns_health_library.j...
longitudinal l. of abdomen:
linea alba.
Link: www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns_health_library.j...
muscles of abdomen:
Muscles forming the wall of the abdomen including rectus abdominis, external and internal oblique muscles, transversus abdominis, and quadratus abdominis.Synonym: musculi abdominis.(05 Mar 2000)
Link: cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/
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