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abdominal

of, in, or for the abdomen: exercise to strengthen the abdominal wall
Not to be confused with:
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
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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 ___.
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abdominal

adj abdominal
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Mark Baxter and his sister, Audrey Thomson, want a Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) and the immediate halt to the use of the implant, which is inserted abdominally.
Uterosacral ligament suspension could be performed vaginally, abdominally, laparoscopically, or robotically, and it suspends the apex of the vagina into the tissue of the presacral region and thus does not create any signification distortion of the vaginal axis.
To test this idea, the researchers carried out a 12-week, single-center trial in which they randomly assigned abdominally obese adults to four groups.
To test this idea, the researchers carried out a 12-week, single-centre trial in which they randomly assigned abdominally obese adults to four groups.
Out of 72 hysterectomies, 42 (58.33%) were performed abdominally and 30 (41.67%) were performed vaginally.
Bioelectrical impedance underestimates total and truncal fatness in abdominally obese women.
A large percentage of testicular teratomas seem to found in abdominally retained testes, but failure of descent of a testis, rather than being a predisposing factor in the formation of a teratoma, may more likely be a result of the teratoma.
Halder Abhijit has reported cases of missing strings in 50% of patients delivering abdominally.22 The problem of lost thread after caesarean section has been discussed at length in systematic review and various techniques including guiding the thread towards cervix has been suggested.23 Misplaced IUCD were seen in 14 patients.
All the patients underwent detailed pre-operative history including age, sex, duration of pain in the right upper abdomen, previous episodes of similar pain, history of diabetes mellitus, pancreatitis, episodes of acute cholecystitis, and clinical examination including body mass index (BMI) and also noted if gall bladder was palpable per abdominally and if tenderness was present in right hypochondrium, laboratory investigations including blood sugar level (fasting) and estimation of serum level of liver enzymes (aspartate transaminase [AST], alanine transaminase, and ALP) and transabdominal sonography wee also done as a routine.
In the metabolic syndrome group, the most frequently seen risk factor was central obesity (89%, which means that 9 in 10 metabolic syndrome patients were abdominally obese), followed by HDL reduction (78%), hypertriglyceridemia (52%), hyperglycemia (18%), and high blood pressure (13%).
Previous study showed that abdominally obese patients with excess visceral adipose tissue have elevated IL-6 and TNF-[alpha] levels and reduced adiponectin levels [5, 6].