abdominal region n.
Any of the subdivisions of the abdomen, including the right or left hypochondriac, the right or left lateral, the right or left inguinal, and the epigastric, umbilical, or pubic regions.
An attack is recognized by acute pain in the abdominal region.
The American Reformed Cattle Doctor George Dadd
Every normal crustacean, on the other hand, has the abdominal region of the body covered by a thick chitinous shell.
Natural Law in the Spiritual World Henry Drummond
He was seized with griping pains in the abdominal region, and locked himself up for the period of one whole day in his court room.
The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
Remember also the necessity, when taking these movements, of keeping the abdominal region expanded as fully as possible.
Vitality Supreme Bernarr Macfadden
I also employ hot solutions of the latter acid as a local bath over the abdominal region, applied with a large sponge.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various
Then he thought of the ugly spectacle he would present if he confined the mutilation to the abdominal region.
What’s-His-Name George Barr McCutcheon
The Philippians, to whom Paul wrote so touchingly, are not the only people in the world whose god is their abdominal region.
Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders William A. Alcott
The ancients, you remember, thought the heart lay down in the abdominal region.
Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon
Open the abdominal region of every fish by making a generous cut from the vent straight forward toward the ventral fins.
Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting William T. Hornaday
In the scorpion they lie in the abdominal region, so that their ducts pass headwards to the operculum.
The Origin of Vertebrates Walter Holbrook Gaskell
- Abdominal reflexes
abdominal reflexes abdominal reflexes pl.n. Contractions of the muscles of the abdominal wall upon stimulation of the skin or upon the tapping of neighboring bony structures. Historical Examples The superficial reflexes disappear early on both sides; the abdominal reflexes being lost sooner than the knee-jerks. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles […]
- Abdominal respiration
abdominal respiration abdominal respiration n. Breathing that occurs primarily by the action of the diaphragm.
- Abdominal ring
abdominal ring abdominal ring n. See deep inguinal ring.
- Abdominal section
abdominal section abdominal section n. See celiotomy. Historical Examples abdominal section fifty-three and a half hours after accident. Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 George Henry Makins In intussusception not relieved by medical means the propriety of abdominal section is questionable. A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various The internal yolk-sack […]