- Anatomy, Zoology. the part of the body of a mammal between the thorax and the pelvis; belly.the cavity of this part of the body containing the stomach, intestines, etc. a region of the body corresponding to, but not coincident with, this part or cavity.
- Entomology. the posterior section of the body of an arthropod, behind the thorax or the cephalothorax.
the stomach and area directly below in an animate being
- Others saw a hole in a toad’s abdomen with their teeth, shove their heads in and gorge on organs and tissues — while the amphibian is still alive.
- Hayward was drive-stunned twice in the abdomen and once in the thigh.
- The other was in stable condition with an injury to the abdomen.
- Then there are the aptly-named bombardier beetles, which can discharge noxious and boiling hot chemicals from their abdomens when under attack.
- At the end of that chain, Hox genes turn on to specify the insect’s head, thorax and abdomen.
- But even I have my share of patients with chronic pain of some kind, be it in the abdomen or head or back.
- The tight fit also restricts your abdomen, reducing your food intake during the day.
- The sick sister was healed after relics from John XXIII were placed on the fistula on her abdomen.
- Two bullets lodged in his abdomen and he was taken to the hospital for surgery.
- A WWII re-enactor is brought into the hospital when a homemade bazooka backfires and leaves an unexploded grenade in his abdomen.
- The body is very convex:, having the thorax as wide as the abdomen, subquadrate, with very convex sides.
- The head and thorax are of the colour of the wings, their sides and the conical abdomen being rather lighter.
- The Semangs of Malacca are jet-black in color, with thick lips, flat nose, and protruding abdomen.
- Some slight injury in the abdomen, as from a blow or a kick, may precipitate an attack in predisposed individuals.
- I found him extremely unwell, with what I conceived to be a dropsy, for his abdomen was very much swollen.