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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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if you stand up straight, pull your shoulders back and make sure you hold in your abdominal muscles.
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Abdominal muscles are primarily made up of fast-twitch fibres so you need to train them like you do any other muscle group.
When catching the ball, keep your knees slightly bent and your abdominal muscles pulled in.
What's more, you can train all of your abdominal muscles in just a few short sets or you can target specific muscles.
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Most people think of their core as just their abdominal muscles, or the six pack muscles, but it involves much more.
A dancer could roll through each hamstring muscle, abdominal muscles, or anything that is tight," said Zake.
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Note that the shoulder blades are slightly elevated from the floor, placing tension on the abdominal muscles.
Step 2: Keeping your abdominal muscles contracted and your back flat, your right knee will bend as you reach down.