Sara says Hubbard, while he was writing Dianetics, kicked her stomach several times to attempt to cause a miscarriage.
The root cause, we are told, was a stomach bug—maybe norovirus—that caused dehydration and wobbliness.
But eventually they circled back to the core unavoidable truth of not being able to stomach one another.
In the late 1990s his younger brother-in-law, Maher Assad, reportedly shot and wounded him in the stomach.
How to: Start by lying on your stomach with your arms extended out in front of you.
You're kind of soft around the stomach, Mr. Henderson, I'm sorry to say.
Just hold your hand on your stomach, that always helps me, your honor.
It governs the breast and stomach; its colours are green and russet-brown.
Thus laden with enough to fill the stomach that had "nothing in it," I returned to the swamp.
Nolan asked, trying to ignore the sinking feeling in his stomach.
c.1300, "internal pouch into which food is digested," from Old French estomac, from Latin stomachus "stomach, throat," also "pride, inclination, indignation" (which were thought to have their origin in that organ), from Greek stomachos "throat, gullet, esophagus," literally "mouth, opening," from stoma "mouth" (see stoma). Applied to the openings of various internal organs, especially the stomach, then to the stomach itself. Some 16c. anatomists tried to correct the sense back to "esophagus" and introduce ventricle for what we call the stomach. Meaning "belly, midriff, part of the body that contains the stomach" is from late 14c. Figurative senses in Latin extended into Middle English (cf. "relish, inclination, desire," 1510s). Stomach ache is from 1763.
"to tolerate, put up with," 1570s, from stomach (n.), probably in reference to digestion; earlier sense was opposite: "to be offended at, resent" (1520s), from Latin stomachari "to be resentful," from stomachus (n.) in its secondary sense of "pride, indignation." Related: Stomached; stomaching.
stomach stom·ach (stŭm'ək)
The enlarged saclike portion of the digestive tract between the esophagus and small intestine, lying just beneath the diaphragm.
An organ in the digestive system, on the left side of the body behind the lower rib cage, that receives chewed food from the esophagus. Tiny glands in the stomach's lining secrete gastric juice, which contains acids, mucus, and enzymes. This fluid, along with the muscular churning actions of the stomach, helps transform food into a thick, semifluid mass that can be passed into the small intestine for digestion.
To tolerate: can't stomach her inaneness