Definición de abdomen en inglés:

abdomen

Saltos de línea: ab¦do|men
Pronunciación: /ˈabdəmən
 
, abˈdəʊmən
 
/

sustantivo

  • 1The part of the body of a vertebrate containing the digestive and reproductive organs; the belly.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • It is quite common to develop a vertical, pigmented line on the skin of the abdomen below the belly button, which fades later.
    • This is a long thin instrument with a light source at its tip, to light up the inside of the abdomen or pelvis.
    • A high bowel obstruction will have a few dilated loops of small bowel in the abdomen.
    Sinónimos
    stomach, belly, gut, middle, midriff, intestines
    informal tummy, tum, insides, guts, corporation, maw, breadbasket, pot, paunch
    Australian informal bingy
  • 1.1 Zoology The hinder part of the body of an arthropod, especially the segments of an insect’s body behind the thorax.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • It has three pairs of true legs on the thorax and five pairs of fleshy prolegs on the abdomen.
    • When they get peckish, the queens wag their abdomens across their nests, creating vibrations that ‘ask’ for a nutritious saliva snack.
    • Attacked bees often have deformed wings and abdomens and a shortened life span.

Origen

mid 16th century: from Latin.

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