abdomen Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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abdomennoun [C]

 us   /ˈæb·də·mən/
the part of the body that contains stomach, bowels, and other organs in a person or animal
abdominal
adjective [not gradable]  us   /æbˈdɑm·ə·nəl, əb-/
This virus causes terrible abdominal pain.
Translations of “abdomen”
in Arabic بَطن, جَوْف…
in Korean 복부…
in Malaysian abdomen…
in French abdomen…
in Turkish karın boşluğu, karın…
in Italian addome…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人或動物的)腹(部), (昆蟲的)腹部…
in Russian брюшная полость, живот…
in Polish brzuch…
in Vietnamese bụng…
in Spanish abdomen…
in Portuguese abdômen…
in Thai ท้อง…
in German der Unterleib…
in Catalan abdomen…
in Japanese 腹, 腹部…
in Indonesian perut…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人或动物的)腹(部), (昆虫的)腹部…
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