abdominal

adjective
ab·​dom·​i·​nal | \ ab-ˈdä-mə-nᵊl How to pronounce abdominal (audio) , əb-, -ˈdäm-nᵊl \

Definition of abdominal

: of, relating to, or involving the abdomen abdominal pain/cramps/bloating an abdominal scar abdominal sternites — see also abdominal cavity

Other Words from abdominal

abdominally \ ab-​ˈdä-​mə-​nᵊl-​ē How to pronounce abdominally (audio) , əb-​ , -​ˈdäm-​nᵊl-​ē \ adverb
abdominally obese surgical instruments inserted abdominally

First Known Use of abdominal

1650, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of abdominal was in 1650

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27 Jan 2020

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“Abdominal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abdominal. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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abdominal

adjective
ab·​dom·​i·​nal | \ ab-ˈdä-mə-nᵊl \

Kids Definition of abdominal

: relating to or located in the abdomen abdominal muscles

abdominal

adjective
ab·​dom·​i·​nal | \ ab-ˈdäm-ən-ᵊl How to pronounce abdominal (audio) \

Medical Definition of abdominal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, belonging to, or affecting the abdomen abdominal organs abdominal pain abdominal surgery
2 : performed by entry through the abdominal wall an abdominal hysterectomy

Other Words from abdominal

abdominally \ -​ē How to pronounce abdominally (audio) \ adverb

abdominal

noun

Medical Definition of abdominal (Entry 2 of 2)

: an abdominal muscle (as an oblique or a rectus abdominis) especially of the anterolateral region usually used in plural

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