Part of speech: noun

The visceral cavity; belly.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "abdomen":

  1. He found matters as the man had said, the two bodies lying in a dark patch of bloodsoaked dust, one with head quite blown off, and the other with abdomen horribly torn. - "The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land", Ralph Connor.
  2. With short movements, as the tip of the abdomen rises and falls to weave the round mat, they cover up the exposed hemisphere. - "The Life of the Spider", J. Henri Fabre.
  3. The boy was in great pain, especially about the legs and abdomen, and could not move his left arm at all. - "The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant", Alexander Johnstone Wilson.