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One entry found for abdomen.
Main Entry: abĚdoĚmen
Pronunciation: primarystressab-dschwa-mschwan, ab-primarystressdomacr-mschwan
Function: noun
1 a : the part of the body between the chest and the hips b : the body cavity containing the chief digestive organs -- called also abdominal cavity
2 : the hind portion of the body behind the thorax in an arthropod -- see INSECT illustration
- abĚdomĚiĚnal /ab-primarystressdäm-schwan-schwal, -nschwal/ adjective
- abĚdomĚiĚnalĚly /-emacron/ adverb

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