Abdomen in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Abdomen

(obsolete) The fat surrounding the belly. [mid 16th c. – late 17th c.] | (anatomy) The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis, not including the back; or in some lower vertebrates, the portion between the cardiac and caudal regions. [from early 17th c.] | (anatomy) The cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the viscera; often restricted in humans to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity. [from early 17th c.]

Short Example Sentences for Abdomen

  • 1. The wound in the abdomen was closed with sutures. 🔊
  • 2. A side view of the chest and abdomen in respiration. 🔊
  • 3. A front view of the chest and abdomen in respiration. 🔊
  • 4. Boliwan cut open his (own) abdomen with a bolo, and died. 🔊
  • 5. The Abdomen and its Organs. 🔊
  • 6. The position of the walls of the abdomen in inspiration. 🔊
  • 7. The position of the front walls of the chest and abdomen in inspiration. 🔊
  • 8. Diagram illustrating changes of the chest and abdomen in breathing 4. 🔊
  • 9. The patient recovered, with the size of the abdomen undiminished. 🔊
  • 10. Disjunct: with head, thorax and abdomen separated by constrictions. 🔊
  • 11. Venter: the belly: under surface of abdomen as a whole and of each ring. 🔊
  • 12. Metapodeon: the abdomen behind the podeon or petiole in Hymenoptera. 🔊
  • 13. Aerostats: a pair of large air sacs at base of abdomen in Diptera. 🔊
  • 14. Lana: wool: the long hair on the abdomen of some Lepidoptera. 🔊

How to use Abdomen in Sentences?

  • 1. Thysanoptera in which there is no ovipositor and the terminal segments of abdomen are tubular. 🔊
  • 2. He feels as amateurish as if he were to operate on the abdomen without knowing its anatomy. 🔊
  • 3. The abdomen is marbled with yellowish and white flecks, and is hairy at the end. 🔊
  • 4. Its abdomen is unusually short, and the reticulations of the wings are large and simple. 🔊
  • 5. The abdomen contains the ovipositor; sometimes, as in the bees and wasps, forming a sting. 🔊
  • 6. The female protrudes the front part of her body between the segments of the abdomen of her host, as represented in our figure. 🔊
  • 7. Only here and there one begged for water, and these men were usually wounded in the abdomen where not even water could be given. 🔊
  • 8. A weaver was obliged to quit his profession, from the pressure on the abdomen which it required, occasioning the paroxysms. 🔊
  • 9. Median segment: applied to the basal segment of the abdomen when it forms part of the metathorax: see propodeum. 🔊
  • 10. Abdominal groove: the concave lobe of the inner margin of secondaries enveloping the abdomen beneath, in some butterflies. 🔊
  • 11. Pseudosessile: those petiolate Hymenoptera, in which the abdomen is so close to the thorax as to seem sessile. 🔊
  • 12. Petiolate: supported or placed on a stem or stalk; usually applied in describing venation and the method of attachment of abdomen to thorax. 🔊
  • 13. It is black, the head blue in front, spotted with yellow, while the thorax and abdomen are striped with yellow. 🔊
  • 14. Blotch: a large irregular spot or mark: large whitish membrane between abdomen and thorax in certain saw-flies. 🔊
  • 15. Node: a knot or knob: in the plural refers to the small segment or segment between thorax and main portion of abdomen in ants. 🔊
  • 16. Ambulatorial setae: specialized hairs or bristles, situated on the ventral segments of the abdomen of some Coleoptera. 🔊
  • 17. Intercoxal process: in Coleopteran; a median protrusion of the basal segment of abdomen between the hind coxae. 🔊
  • 18. Thus one of the brothers Marion felt nothing of thrusts made by a sharp-pointed knife against his abdomen and the skin was in no instance injured. 🔊
  • 19. After attaining this form, its small abdomen begins to enlarge until it assumes a globular form, and the mass of mites look like little beads. 🔊
  • 20. Body: the trunk: usually applied to the thorax only; rarely to the abdomen alone; sometimes to thorax and abdomen combined. 🔊
  • 21. Body globular or ovoid; thorax and abdomen forming one mass; head vertical or inclined; antennae of four or eight segments. 🔊