Abdomen

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Abdomen
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The human abdomen an organs which can be foond beneath the surface
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Details
InsertionHuman rib cage
Human vertebral column
ActionsMovement an support for the torso
Assistance wi braithin
Pertection for the inner organs
Postural support
Identifiers
LaitinAbdomen
TAA01.1.00.016
FMA9577
Anatomical terminology

Abdomen (less formally cried the belly, stomach, tummy or midriff) constitutes the pairt o the body atween the thorax (chest) an pelvis: in humans an in ither vertebrates such as mammals. The region enclosed bi the abdomen is termed the abdominal cavity. In arthropods it is the posterior tagma o the body; it follaes the thorax or cephalothorax.[1][2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Abdomen. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Accessed: 22 Oct 2007
  2. Abdomen. Dictionary.com. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition. Accessed: 22 October 2007