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abdominal

of, in, or for the abdomen: exercise to strengthen the abdominal wall
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abominable – repugnantly hateful; loathsome: an abominable crime; very bad, poor, or inferior: abominable taste in clothes
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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.
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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.
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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"
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abdominal

adjective gastric, intestinal, visceral vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain
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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
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abdominal

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

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

[æbˈdɒmɪnl] adjaddominale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

abdomen

(ˈӕbdəmən) noun
the part of the body between the hips and the lower ribs.
abˈdominal (-ˈdo-) adjective
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ab·dom·i·nal

a. abdominal, rel. al abdomen;
___ bandagevendaje ___;
___ breathingrespiración ___;
___ cavitycavidad ___;
___ crampsretortijón, torzón;
___ dyspneadisnea ___;
___ distentiondistensión ___;
___ fistulafístula ___;
___ injuriestraumatismos ___-es;
___ puncturepunción ___;
___ reflexesreflejos ___-es;
___ rigidityrigidez ___;
___ tumortumor ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

abdominal

adj abdominal
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These risks are mainly related to visceral adipose tissue - fat stored below the abdominal muscles, surrounding the major internal organs.
Contraction of abdominal muscles: Siting up straight with the spine along the length of the chair, take a deep breath and contract the muscles by holding them for five seconds.
(1) Abdominal wall bulging is the result of segmental denervation of abdominal muscles that can mimic a true abdominal hernia, and the patient could be exposed to unnecessary surgery.
You should have surgery to repair the abdominal muscles because if a piece of bowel gets trapped in the hernia it could cause an intestinal obstruction.
He explained that pregnancy causes women's abdominal muscles to atrophy and stretch, and the best way to get one's pre-baby body back is to strengthen the abdominal muscles.
In the case of lumbar lordosis these would include the classic curl-ups exercises (but with the lower leg at a right angle to the body), lunges, child's-pose exercise, and exercises with activation of the abdominal muscles to maintain a neutral lumbopelvic alignment when bending the knees.
Diastasis rectus separation occurs due to the softening of connective tissues related to the hormonal release of progesterone and relax in prolonged stress of a progressive weight gain and subsequent weakness of the abdominal muscles associated with pregnancy.5,6 The degree of deformity due to the expansion of the abdominal wall may vary from practically unnoticeable to grossly disfiguring, cosmetically disturbing for women.