Definition of acute abdomen in English:

acute abdomen

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  • A condition of severe abdominal pain, usually requiring emergency surgery, caused by acute disease of or injury to the internal organs: [count noun]: acute appendicitis is the most common cause of an acute abdomen requiring surgery

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