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Abdominal definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ABDOM'INAL, a. Pertaining to the lower belly.
ABDOM'INAL, n. plu. abdominals. In ichthyology the abdominals are a class of fish whose ventral fins are placed behind the pectoral, and which belong to the division of bony fish. The class contains nine genera - the loche, salmon, pike, argentine, atherine, mullet, flying fish, herring and carp.
ABDOM'INAL RING, or INGUINAL RING, an oblong tendinous ring in both groins through which pass the spermatic cord in men, and the round ligaments of the uterus in women.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: of or relating to or near the abdomen; "abdominal muscles" n
1: the muscles of the abdomen [syn: abdominal, abdominal muscle, ab]

Merriam Webster's

adjective see abdomen

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Abdominal Ab*dom"i*nal, a. [Cf. F. abdominal.] 1. Of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral; as, the abdominal regions, muscles, cavity. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Having abdominal fins; belonging to the Abdominales; as, abdominal fishes. Abdominal ring (Anat.), a fancied ringlike opening on each side of the abdomen, external and superior to the pubes; -- called also inguinal ring.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Abdominal Ab*dom"i*nal, n.; E. pl. Abdominals, L. pl. Abdominales. A fish of the group Abdominales.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Abdominal is used to describe something that is situated in the abdomen or forms part of it. (FORMAL) ...vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain. ADJ: ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Ventral.

Moby Thesaurus

anal, appendical, big-bellied, cardiac, cecal, celiac, colic, colonic, coronary, duodenal, enteric, gastric, ileac, intestinal, jejunal, mesogastric, pyloric, rectal, splanchnic, stomachal, stomachic, ventral, ventricular, visceral

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