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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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