The space bounded by the abdominal walls, diaphragm, and pelvis and containing most of the organs of digestion, the spleen, the kidneys, and the adrenal glands.
Words nearby abdominal cavity
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Cultural definitions for abdominal cavity
[ (ab-dom-uh-nuhl) ]
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