midsection

[mid-sek-shuh n]

noun

the middle section or part of anything.
the solar plexus; midriff: a hard right to the midsection.

Nearby words

  1. midrash,
  2. midrashos,
  3. midrib,
  4. midriff,
  5. midsagittal plane,
  6. midsegment,
  7. midship,
  8. midshipman,
  9. midships,
  10. midsole

Origin of midsection

First recorded in 1935–40; mid- + section

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British Dictionary definitions for midsection

midsection

noun

the middle of something
the middle region of the human body; midriff
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Medicine definitions for midsection

midsection

[mĭdsĕk′shən]

n.

A middle section, especially the midriff of the body.

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