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abdomen

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Diagram showing the abdomen of an insect.

English

Etymology

Latin abdomen, of uncertain origin; compare French abdomen

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
abdomen

Plural
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  1. (anatomy) The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis.
  2. The cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
    He was all bent over complaining of pains in the abdomen.
  3. (zoology) The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.

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Croatian

Noun

abdomen m. sg.

  1. abdomen

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ab.dɔ.mɛn/

Noun

abdomen m. (plural abdomens)

  1. abdomen.

Latin

Noun

abdōmen (genitive abdōminis); n, third declension

  1. belly, abdomen
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) gluttony
  3. accusative singular of abdomen#Latin
  4. vocative singular of abdomen#Latin

Inflection

Third declension, neuter variation (3:N).

Number Singular Plural
nominative abdōmen abdōmina
genitive abdōminis abdōminum
dative abdōminī abdōminibus
accusative abdōmen abdōmina
ablative abdōmine abdōminibus
vocative abdōmen abdōmina

Spanish

Noun

abdomen m. (plural abdómenes)

Singular
abdomen m.

Plural
abdómenes m.

  1. abdomen

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