Abdominal thrust



noun
another name for Heimlich manoeuvre

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  • Abdominally

    of, in, on, or for the : abdominal wall; abdominal pains. Usually, abdominals. Informal. the abdominal muscles. Historical Examples He has no bones broken in that strong frame of his, but the grindstones have bruised him abdominally. Two Knapsacks John Campbell adj. 1550s, from medical Latin abdominalis, from abdomen (genitive abdominis); see abdomen.

  • Abdominals

    of, in, on, or for the : abdominal wall; abdominal pains. Usually, abdominals. Informal. the abdominal muscles. n. short for “abdominal muscles,” attested by 1980; see abdominal. adj. 1550s, from medical Latin abdominalis, from abdomen (genitive abdominis); see abdomen.



  • Abdominocentesis

    abdominocentesis abdominocentesis ab·dom·i·no·cen·te·sis (āb-dŏm’ə-nō-sěn-tē’sĭs) n. Surgical puncture of the abdomen by a needle to withdraw fluid; abdominal paracentesis. Also called celiocentesis, celioparacentesis.

  • Abdomino-

    abdomino- abdomino- or abdomin- pref. Abdomen: abdominothoracic.



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