having a large belly; potbellied.
- Abdominothoracic arch
abdominothoracic arch abdominothoracic arch n. A bell-shaped line along the lowest of the false ribs and the lower end of the sternum, making a rough boundary line between the abdomen and thorax.
abdominovesical abdominovesical ab·dom·i·no·ves·i·cal (āb-dŏm’ə-nō-věs’ĭ-kəl) adj. Of or relating to the abdomen and the urinary bladder or the gallbladder.
one of the minor judges of Israel. Judges 12:13–15. a courtier of Josiah. II Chron. 34:20. Historical Examples I burned to revile Canaples aloud, but Abdon’s was not the ear into which I might pour the hot words that welled up to my lips. The Suitors of Yvonne Raphael Sabatini servile. (1.) The son of […]
abdr aircraft battle damage repair
to draw or take away; abduct. v. “to draw away” by persuasion, 1530s, from Latin abductus, past participle of abducere “to lead away” (see abduction). Related: Abduced; abducing. abduce ab·duce (āb-dōōs’, -dyōōs’) v. ab·duced, ab·duc·ing, ab·duc·es To abduct.