Definition of Abdominal wall

1. Noun. A wall of the abdomen.

Group relationships: Abdomen, Belly, Stomach, Venter
Generic synonyms: Paries, Wall

Definition of Abdominal wall

1. Noun. The layer of muscles that surrounds the abdominal cavity and contains the abdominal organs. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abdominal Wall

abdominal pressure
abdominal pulse
abdominal reflexes
abdominal region
abdominal respiration
abdominal rib
abdominal ribs
abdominal rings
abdominal sac
abdominal salpingectomy
abdominal salpingo-oophorectomy
abdominal typhoid
abdominal wall (current term)
abdominal wall fat pad biopsy
abdominal walls
abdominocardiac reflex

Literary usage of Abdominal wall

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The Surface of the abdominal wall Cutaneous eruptions are looked for, especially in ... Abnormal pigmentations are sometimes marked on the abdominal wall ..."

2. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"abdominal wall. After the dissection of the perineum is completed, the body is placed upon its back, with blocks under the thorax and pelvis, ..."

3. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"Complications of abdominal wall hernias may include incarceration and ... In nearly all cases, abdominal wall hernias are diagnosed by history and physical ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"Result following suturing of pig's omentum to abdominal wall showing perfect blending. and have been followed by some disagreeable sequelae, ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"Pinard punctured the uterus through the abdominal wall with a trocar, and evacuated eight quarts of fluid, pale yellow ; alkaline; specific gravity 1007 ..."

6. The Lancet (1898)
"Each of these operations may be performed either through the abdominal wall, through the thoracic wall, or through the lumbar region. ..."

7. Operative gynecology by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1917)
"The fundus uteri was then fixed to the abdominal wall. b. ... the cervix up and fastened its posterior surface securely to the anterior abdominal wall. ..."

8. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1896)
"I carefully separated the bowel from the abdominal wall around the margin ... The fistulous opening was then cut out by transfixing the abdominal wall, ..."

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