abdominal abdominal  /æb ˈdɑ mə nəl/


  1. (n) the muscles of the abdomen
  2. (adj) of or relating to or near the abdomen



  1. When the sharp abdominal pain hit me earlier this summer, I thought it might be appendicitis.
  2. Appendicitis afflicts roughly one in 10 people during their lifetime and accounts for more emergency abdominal surgeries than any other ailment.
  3. Researchers believe this abdominal fat lodges deep within visceral organs, such as the heart, liver and blood vessels, and may be an indicator of increased heart-attack risk.


  1. People develop meat allergy after bitten by tick

    The allergy triggers vomiting, abdominal cramps and hives after you eat a burger or other red meat.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KCCI 8 Des Moines

  2. Duke of Edinburgh recovering from abdominal surgery

    Prince Philip received a birthday visit on Monday from his wife, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, as he recovered from abdominal surgery at a London hospital.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

  3. Prince Philip Spends Birthday in Hospital

    Britain’s Prince Philip spent his 92nd birthday in a London hospital recovering from abdominal surgery, but he had company. The Duke of Edinburgh was visited at The London Clinic today by his son, Prince Edward, and was expected to be visited tonight by his wife,...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News


  1. "I hope to be ready, to be healthy. Last year, I had abdominal trouble, two years ago I was totally exhausted in the semi-final with Murray after the Olympics and winning here at Wimbledon," The Sun quoted him, as saying.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Rafael Nadal Source: Sify

  2. "After further consultation with one of the leading physicians with regard to abdominal sports injuries it was decided that surgery was the best course of action," Canucks general manager Dave Nonis said. "The best long term decision for...
    on Jan 31, 2006 By: Dave Nonis Source: ESPN

  3. "His starts have been inconstent because of his abdominal [injury]," said Francona. "But he's been swinging the bat great. We've just got to keep him healthy. If he's able to perform feeling good, he's good player. We just have to monitor...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Terry Francona Source: Comcast SportsNet New England (blog)

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