Translation of abdomen in Spanish:


abdomen, n.

Pronunciation /ˈæbdəmən/ /æbˈdoʊmən/ /ˈabdəmən/ /abˈdəʊmən/


  • 1

    (of mammal)
    abdomen masculine
    vientre masculine
    a pain in the lower abdomen un dolor en el bajo vientre
    • It is quite common to develop a vertical, pigmented line on the skin of the abdomen below the belly button, which fades later.
    • This is a long thin instrument with a light source at its tip, to light up the inside of the abdomen or pelvis.
    • A high bowel obstruction will have a few dilated loops of small bowel in the abdomen.
    • The patient, a father of four from a town near Haifa, had the artificial ventricle inserted into his abdomen.
    • Debulking surgery left appreciable disease in the abdomen and a malignant pleural effusion.
    • The pain develops quickly, and may also occur in the abdomen, and the scrotal skin discolours.
    • It has been compared to magic fingers which reach into the interior of the abdomen and massage your organs.
    • The hernia is pushed back through the gap into its proper place inside the abdomen and the gap is then closed with stitches.
    • X-ray pictures of the abdomen can then show what is going on inside the bowel.
    • The midwife or doctor may use a device placed on the abdomen to amplify the heartbeat.
    • The surgeon will make a cut in your lower abdomen and remove your appendix.
    • Mesothelioma is a rare form of carcinoma that occurs in the mesothelium lining lungs, abdomens and hearts.
    • The colon is the large intestine or lower bowel and sits in the abdomen, forming the last part of the digestive tract.
    • Abdominal pain concurrent with nausea points to the abdomen as the source of nausea.
    • Girls with ovarian tumors may have abdominal pain and masses that can be felt in the abdomen.
    • The main sign of an aortic aneurysm is a lump in the abdomen, high up and a little to the right, that pulses obviously with the heartbeat.
    • This involves the removal of the gallbladder under general anaesthetic through a larger cut in the abdomen.
    • Being overweight puts more pressure on the abdomen and the valve in the gullet.
    • In some instances, a tight belt or other poorly fitted clothing can cause nerve root irritation, especially in physically unfit persons with protuberant abdomens.
    • In fact, I just saw an ad for a Sauna Belt that makes you lose an inch on your abdomen in about a half hour.
  • 2

    (of insect)
    abdomen masculine
    • It has three pairs of true legs on the thorax and five pairs of fleshy prolegs on the abdomen.
    • When they get peckish, the queens wag their abdomens across their nests, creating vibrations that ‘ask’ for a nutritious saliva snack.
    • Attacked bees often have deformed wings and abdomens and a shortened life span.
    • Females with eggs attached to their abdomens were transferred from the stock tanks to the female tank.
    • Prior to metamorphosis, the caterpillars pack together and suspend themselves by the tips of their abdomens from the inner walls.