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Diagram showing the abdomen of an insect.

English[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin abdomen, of uncertain origin.

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Abdomen

Plural
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  1. The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis.
  2. (anatomy) The cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera; often restricted in humans to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
    He was all bent over complaining of pains in the abdomen.
  3. (zoology) The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.

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Croatian[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Abdomen m. sg.

  1. abdomen

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French[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Abdomen m. (plural Abdomens)

  1. abdomen.

Latin[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

abdōmen (genitive abdōminis); n, third declension

  1. belly, abdomen
  2. (by extension of meaning) gluttony
  3. accusative singular of abdōmen
  4. vocative singular of abdōmen

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Spanish[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Abdomen m. (plural abdómenes)

Singular
Abdomen m.

Plural
abdómenes m.

  1. abdomen

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