Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » A » Abamp ... Abduction

ABDOMINAL CAVITY

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does abdominal cavity mean? 

ABDOMINAL CAVITY (noun)
  The noun ABDOMINAL CAVITY has 1 sense:

1. the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm

  Familiarity information: ABDOMINAL CAVITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABDOMINAL CAVITY (noun)


Sense 1abdominal cavity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

abdominal cavity; abdomen

Hypernyms ("abdominal cavity" is a kind of...):

bodily cavity; cavity; cavum ((anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body)

Holonyms ("abdominal cavity" is a part of...):

abdomen; belly; stomach; venter (the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"A good man in an evil society seems the greatest villain of all." (English proverb)

"He who would do great things should not attempt them all alone." (Native American proverb, Seneca)

"When what you want doesn't happen, learn to want what does." (Arabic proverb)

"Have no respect at table and in bed." (Corsican proverb)

 ABDOMINAL CAVITY: related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 

Page delivered in 0.04 seconds