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Noun: abdomen  ab-du-mun
  1. The region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    - venter, stomach, belly
  2. The cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
    - abdominal cavity

Derived forms: abdomens

Type of: bodily cavity, body part, cavity, cavum

Part of: body, torso, trunk

Encyclopedia: Abdomen, acute