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tum

(tʌm)
n
(Anatomy) an informal or childish word for stomach
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Noun1.tum - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canaltum - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
craw, crop - a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
first stomach, rumen - the first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; here food is collected and returned to the mouth as cud for chewing
second stomach, reticulum - the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
omasum, psalterium, third stomach - the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
abomasum, fourth stomach - the fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; the one where digestion takes place
internal organ, viscus - a main organ that is situated inside the body
arteria gastrica, gastric artery - the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach
gastric vein, vena gastrica - one of several veins draining the stomach walls
gastroepiploic vein, gastroomental vein, vena gastroomentalis - one of two veins serving the great curvature of the stomach
epigastric fossa, pit of the stomach - a slight depression in the midline just below the sternum (where a blow can affect the solar plexus)
alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract - tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
Translations

tum

[tʌm] N (Brit) → panza f

tum

[ˈtʌm] (British) n (= tummy) → ventre m
References in classic literature ?
And the family knew his feet were itching and his brain was tingling with the old madness, when he lifted his hoarse-cracked voice, now falsetto-cracked, in: Like Argus of the ancient times, We leave this modern Greece, Tum-tum, tum-tum, tum, tum, tum-tum, To shear the Golden Fleece.
Those below, without firewood, on the bitter rim of Crater Lake, heard from the driving obscurity above them a weird voice chanting: "Like Argus of the ancient times, We leave this modern Greece, Tum-tum, tum-tum, tum, tum, tum-tum, To shear the Golden Fleece."
"Now the wobins tum. You be twite dead, Dimmy, and I'll peep in and see 'em," one defunct innocent was heard to say.
'Not when I brought thee' - Kim actually dared to use the tum of equals - 'a white stallion's pedigree that night?'
The ground was growing more tum. bled and irregular and he was walking toward a mass of thickets and small woods; night grew darker every moment.
The first teaser of Humayun Saeed and Ayeza Khan's much-talked-about drama serial, 'Mere Paas Tum Ho', is out.
These awards, which run for three years, enable exceptional international scientists to explore cutting-edge, high-risk topics in their scientific research areas in partnership with a TUM research group.
We are excited for the TUM Hyperloop team and congratulate it on its fascinating success." Infineon sponsored the TUM team and supplied key components.
Sponsored primarily by Airbus, the team from TUM won the competition despite losing some parts along the way.
Speaking to the media, Sangeeta said her film titled 'Sirf Tum Hi Tou Ho' shooting began in Karachi on September 29.
Her attack came few weeks after another TUM student David Mwaura was killed by a gang of criminals reportedly led by Dula.