1. [ noun ] (zoology) the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
Synonyms: belly stomach venter
Related terms: body_part underbelly torso navel intestine abdominal_cavity abdominal_wall urinary_system ab hypochondrium colic_artery abdominal_aorta
2. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
Synonyms: abdominal_cavity
Related terms: cavity
Similar spelling:   abutment