abdominal muscle deficiency syndrome
abdominal muscle deficiency syndrome n.
Congenital absence of abdominal muscles, in which the outline of the intestines is visible through the protruding abdominal wall and the skin in the abdominal region is wrinkled. Also called prune-belly syndrome, triad syndrome.
- Abdominal internal oblique muscle
abdominal internal oblique muscle abdominal internal oblique muscle n. A muscle with origin from the iliac fascia deep to the lateral part of the inguinal ligament, to the anterior half of the crest of the ilium, and to the lumbar fascia, with insertion into the tenth to twelfth ribs and the sheath of the rectus […]
- Abdominal pad
abdominal pad abdominal pad n. See laparotomy pad.
- Abdominal pregnancy
abdominal pregnancy abdominal pregnancy n. An ectopic pregnancy developing in the peritoneal cavity, usually secondary to an early rupture of a tubal pregnancy. Also called abdominocyesis. Historical Examples If the foetus goes on growing in this case, we have an abdominal pregnancy. Essays In Pastoral Medicine Austin Malley
- Abdominal pressure
abdominal pressure abdominal pressure n. Pressure surrounding the bladder; it is estimated from rectal, gastric, or intraperitoneal pressure. Historical Examples After expiration the chest and abdominal pressure is relaxed and the next inspiration prepared for. The Voice Frank E. Miller