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abdomen

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈæbdəmən/ formal
the lower part of a person or animal's body, containing the stomach and other organsThe human torso
abdominal
 
 
/æbˈdɒmɪnəl/ adjective
to do with the abdomen: abdominal painsThe human torso
Translations of “abdomen”
in Korean 복부…
in Arabic بَطن, جَوْف…
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 Spanish abdomen…
in Portuguese abdômen…
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…
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