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[mid-sek-shuh n] /ˈmɪdˌsɛk ʃən/
the middle section or part of anything.
the solar plexus; midriff:
a hard right to the midsection.
1935-40; mid- + section Unabridged
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  • We then ingest that food and convert it into human energy stored as glycogen in muscles and as fats-notably around our midsection.
  • The tongue is already weakened by growing rifts on both sides of its midsection.
  • It begins at the park's midsection, sweeping east across empty basins stubbled with creosote bushes.
  • Here, a one-shoulder gown gets a modern oomph with an abstract print at the midsection.
  • He had to have surgery to remove eight pounds of extra skin around his midsection, arms and thighs.
  • He built himself a new house in what was then the safe midsection of the island.
  • Two stub taxiways connect the midsection of the runway to the apron area.
  • The dorsal fins have a green margin, a dusky midsection, and a red base.
  • The midsection is attached mechanically to the cabin by a bulkhead.
  • The aft end of the midsection is closed by a bulkhead.
British Dictionary definitions for midsection


the middle of something
the middle region of the human body; midriff
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midsection in Medicine

midsection mid·sec·tion (mĭd'sěk'shən)
A middle section, especially the midriff of the body.

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