1. abdominal muscle the muscles of the abdomen
  2. abducens muscle the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward
  3. abdominal wall a wall of the abdomen
  4. optimistic hopeful that the best will happen in the future
  5. abdominal cavity the cavity containing the major viscera
  6. abdominal relating to or near the middle region of the body
  7. abdominal aorta a branch of the descending aorta
  8. abductor muscle a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line
  9. rhomboid minor muscle rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the vertebral column and slightly upward
  10. abdominous having a large belly
  11. abdominoplasty cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach
  12. abdominovesical of or relating to the abdomen and the urinary bladder
  13. abdominousness the bodily property of a protruding belly
  14. abdominal delivery the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
  15. axial muscle a skeletal muscle of the trunk or head
  16. abdominal breathing breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles
  17. abominable unequivocally detestable
  18. abdominocentesis centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis
  19. adductor muscle a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line
  20. pectoral muscle either of two large muscles of the chest

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