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ab·dom·i·nal

 (ăb-dŏm′ə-nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the abdomen.
n.
An abdominal muscle: an exercise machine that works the abdominals.

ab·dom′i·nal·ly adv.

ab•dom•i•nal

(æbˈdɒm ə nl)

adj.
1. of, in, on, or for the abdomen.
n.
2. Usu., abdominals. the abdominal muscles.
[1740–50; < Latin abdōmin-, s. of abdōmen abdomen + -al1]
ab•dom′i•nal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abdominal - the muscles of the abdomenabdominal - the muscles of the abdomen    
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
abdominal external oblique muscle, external oblique muscle, musculus obliquus externus abdominis, oblique - a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
musculus transversalis abdominis, transverse muscle of abdomen, transversus abdominis, transversus abdominis muscle - a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity
Adj.1.abdominal - of or relating to or near the abdomenabdominal - of or relating to or near the abdomen; "abdominal muscles"

abdominal

adjective gastric, intestinal, visceral vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain
Translations
بَطْنِي، مُتَعَلِّق بِالْبَطن
břišní
bughule-mave-
hasi
kviîar-, kviîarhols-
abdominalbuk-mage-
brušný
karna ait

abdominal

[æbˈdɒmɪnl]
A. ADJabdominal
B. N abdominals (= muscles) → abdominales mpl

abdominal

[æbˈdɒmɪnəl]
adj [pain, cramps] → abdominal(e); [muscles, wall, surgery] → abdominal(e)
abdominals nplabdominaux mpl

abdominal

adjabdominal (form); (in man, mammals also) → Unterleibs-; (in insects also) → Hinterleibs-; abdominal painUnterleibsschmerzen pl; abdominal segmentsAbdominalsegmente pl; abdominal wallBauchdecke f

abdominal

[æbˈdɒmɪnl] adjaddominale

abdomen

(ˈӕbdəmən) noun
the part of the body between the hips and the lower ribs.
abˈdominal (-ˈdo-) adjective

ab·dom·i·nal

a. abdominal, rel. al abdomen;
___ bandagevendaje ___;
___ breathingrespiración ___;
___ cavitycavidad ___;
___ crampsretortijón, torzón;
___ dyspneadisnea ___;
___ distentiondistensión ___;
___ fistulafístula ___;
___ injuriestraumatismos ___-es;
___ puncturepunción ___;
___ reflexesreflejos ___-es;
___ rigidityrigidez ___;
___ tumortumor ___.

abdominal

adj abdominal
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Objectives: This study aims to evaluate the thickness of the abdominal muscles on both sides in patients with mild adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) and to assess the absolute and relative thickness of oblique external (OE), oblique internal (OI), and transversus abdominis (TrA).
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Doing sit-ups, for example, will strengthen the abdominal muscles, but won't burn fat specific to that area.
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The invention's unique design insures that the lower abdominal muscles receive considerable physical stimulus.
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According to the National Institutes of Health, "exercise may be the most effective way to both speed recovery from low back pain and help strengthen back and abdominal muscles.
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The fossils also offer a puzzle: The fish had specialized abdominal muscles found today in land animals, but not in fish, paleontologists report June 13 in Science.