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abdomennoun [C]

 us   /ˈæb·də·mən/
the ​part of the ​body that ​containsstomach, ​bowels, and other ​organs in a ​person or ​animal
abdominal
adjective [not gradable]  us   /æbˈdɑm·ə·nəl, əb-/
This ​viruscausesterrible abdominal ​pain.
(Definition of abdomen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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abdomennoun [C]

uk   /ˈæb.də.mən/  us   /ˈæb.də.mən/ specialized
abdominal
adjective uk   /æbˈdɒm.ɪ.nəl/  us   /æbˈdɑː.mə.nəl/
abdominal ​pains
(Definition of abdomen from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “abdomen”
in Korean 복부…
in Arabic بَطن, جَوْف…
in Malaysian abdomen…
in French abdomen…
in Russian брюшная полость, живот…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人或動物的)腹(部), (昆蟲的)腹部…
in Italian addome…
in Turkish karın boşluğu, karın…
in Polish brzuch…
in Spanish abdomen…
in Vietnamese bụng…
in Portuguese abdômen…
in Thai ท้อง…
in German der Unterleib…
in Catalan abdomen…
in Japanese 腹, 腹部…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人或动物的)腹(部), (昆虫的)腹部…
in Indonesian perut…
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