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abdominal

[ ab-dom-uh-nl ]
/ æbˈdɒm ə nl /
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adjective
of, in, on, or for the abdomen: abdominal wall; abdominal pains.
noun
Usually abdominals. Informal. the abdominal muscles.
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Origin of abdominal

1740–50; <Latin abdōmin-, stem of abdōmenabdomen + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM abdominal

ab·dom·i·nal·ly, adverbpost·ab·dom·i·nal, adjective
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Medical definitions for abdominal

abdominal
[ ăb-dŏmə-nəl ]

adj.
Of or relating to the abdomen.
n.
An abdominal muscle.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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