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

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

Other Words from abdominal

Adjective

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

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“Abdominal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/abdominals. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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