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English noun: abdomen

1. abdomen (body) the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis


Synonymsbelly, stomach, venter


Broader (hypernym)body part


Narrower (hyponym)underbelly, underbody


Part holonymab, abdomen, abdominal, abdominal aorta, abdominal cavity, abdominal muscle, abdominal wall, arteria colica, belly button, bellybutton, bowel, colic artery, gut, hypochondrium, intestine, navel, omphalos, omphalus, umbilicus


Part meronymbody, torso, trunk

2. abdomen (body) the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm


Synonymsabdominal cavity


Broader (hypernym)bodily cavity, cavity, cavum


Part meronymabdomen, belly, stomach, venter









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