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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.
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