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abdominal

[ab-dom-uh-nl] /æbˈdɒm ə nl/
adjective
1.
of, in, on, or for the abdomen:
abdominal wall; abdominal pains.
noun
2.
Usually, abdominals. Informal. the abdominal muscles.
Origin of abdominal
1740-1750
1740-50; < Latin abdōmin-, stem of abdōmen abdomen + -al1
Related forms
abdominally, adverb
postabdominal, adjective
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  • He has no bones broken in that strong frame of his, but the grindstones have bruised him abdominally.

    Two Knapsacks John Campbell
Word Origin and History for abdominally

abdominal

adj.

1550s, from medical Latin abdominalis, from abdomen (genitive abdominis); see abdomen.

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