Variant of abdomino-.
- Abdominal angina
abdominal angina abdominal angina n. Intermittent abdominal pain, frequently occurring at a fixed time after eating, caused by inadequacy of the mesenteric circulation. Also called intestinal angina.
of, in, on, or for the : abdominal wall; abdominal pains. Usually, abdominals. Informal. the abdominal muscles. Contemporary Examples Turns out a tummy may be more than just an obstacle to skinny jeans: abdominal fat speeds up cellular aging. The New Science of Reverse Aging Danielle Friedman November 6, 2010 The cancer was detected during […]
- Abdominal cavity
abdominal cavity abdominal cavity n. The space bounded by the abdominal walls, diaphragm, and pelvis and containing most of the organs of digestion, the spleen, the kidneys, and the adrenal glands. Historical Examples A severe type, in which, if left alone, the appendix bursts into the abdominal cavity and death from general peritonitis results. The […]
- Abdominal crunch
noun another term for sit up