A saclike muscular organ in vertebrate animals that stores and breaks down ingested food. Food enters the stomach from the esophagus and passes to the small intestine through the pylorus. Glands in the stomach secrete hydrochloric acid and the digestive enzyme pepsin.
(Anat.) The upper middle portion of the abdomen, including the area over and in front of the stomach
A middle section, especially the midriff of the human body.
The middle part of the body; waist
The soft internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities.
The digestive tract or a portion thereof, especially the intestine or stomach.
A geographic region serving as a principal source of grain supply.
(Slang) A large, protruding belly
Such a container and its contents:
(Slang) A bulging layer of fat around the waist
An entity, usually a business, created by a legislative act or by individuals who have agreed upon and filed articles of incorporation with the state government. Ownership in the corporation is typically represented by shares of stock. Furthermore, a corporation is legally recognized as an artificial person whose existence is separate and distinct from that of its shareholders who are not personally responsible for the corporation’s acts and debts. As an artificial person, a corporation has the power to acquire, own, and convey property, to sue and be sued, and such other powers of a natural person that the law may confer upon it. Abbreviated corp. See charter, corporate, and seal.
The definition of alvine refers to anything having to do with the abdomen.
Relating to the abdomen or abdominal cavity.
(UK) Abbreviation of coeliac disease; used attributively.
Of, in, or affecting the intestines
(Bot.) Of or belonging to the inner or lower surface
Being or arising from impulse or sudden emotion rather than from thought or deliberation:
Internal examination of the abdomen through the use of an endoscope; peritoneoscopy.
A strong, low sea wall built at a right angle to the coast to reduce shoreline erosion, esp. of a beach
The lowest of the three median regions of the abdomen.
The transparent serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity and reflected inward at various places to cover the visceral organs
Infection or inflammation of the peritoneal cavity, usually caused by a ruptured organ, such as the appendix, in the gastrointestinal tract.
The thin serous membrane, composed of endothelial tissue, that lines the interior of the heart.
The first part of the digestive tract of an arthropod or annelid, which includes the buccal cavity, esophagus, crop, and gizzard.
The posterior portion of the digestive tract in vertebrates and certain invertebrates.
Any analogous organ in invertebrates
The middle portion of the digestive tract of certain invertebrates, such as arthropods, lined with an enzyme-secreting tissue and serving as the main site of digestion and absorption.
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