abdominal cavity

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Noun1.abdominal cavity - the cavity containing the major visceraabdominal cavity - the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
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