midsection


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mid·sec·tion

 (mĭd′sĕk′shən)
n.
A middle section, especially the midriff of the human body.

midsection

(ˈmɪdˌsɛkʃən)
n
1. the middle of something
2. (Anatomy) the middle region of the human body; midriff

mid•sec•tion

(ˈmɪdˌsɛk ʃən)

n.
1. the middle section or part of anything.
2. the solar plexus; midriff.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.midsection - the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)midsection - the middle area of the human torso (usually in front); "young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable"
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
Translations

midsection

[ˈmɪdsekʃən] Nsección f de en medio

mid·sec·tion

n. sección media.
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