Noun Abdominal Definition and Examples







Relating to the abdomen.
  1. 'Girls with ovarian tumors may have abdominal pain and masses that can be felt in the abdomen.'
  2. 'He was taken to hospital for emergency abdominal surgery.'
  3. 'The adverse effects of iron tablets are mainly feeling sick, abdominal pain, diarrhoea or constipation.'
  4. 'She also gives exercises for the deep abdominal muscles to stabilize the back and pelvic girdle.'
  5. 'She awoke one night with fierce abdominal cramping and rectal pain.'
  6. 'I do not deny that there are patients with chronic abdominal pain and altered bowel habit that defy analysis.'
  7. 'Children with recurrent abdominal pain present a difficult conundrum for doctors.'
  8. 'The most common complaint is headache, followed by recurrent abdominal pain and musculoskeletal pain.'
  9. 'If perforation occurs in the stomach or intestines, fever and abdominal pain and tenderness may develop.'
  10. 'The patient was a young woman who presented in a busy admissions department with abdominal pain.'


An abdominal muscle.
  1. 'All these exercises target your core muscles: rectus, obliques and transverse abdominals.'
  2. 'You'll train your abdominals and spine extensors to work simultaneously to maintain your lifted position as you move your top leg.'
  3. 'Engage your abdominals, squeezing shoulder blades together and down.'
  4. 'The abdominals have the same capacity to improve muscular strength and endurance as any other muscle group in the body.'
  5. 'Lower hips, pulling abdominals up and in until body forms a straight line from head to heels.'
  6. 'Improved trunk stability may be achieved through training of the lower abdominals for patients in all phases.'
  7. 'Remember that abdominals are muscles, just like triceps, biceps, pecs and lats.'
  8. 'The two went to work on her hamstrings, abdominals and back muscles.'
  9. 'Obliques are actually a separate muscle from the abdominals, but are usually worked along with the abs as part of the overall package.'
  10. 'Your abdominals are, in fact, four separate muscle groups.'
((n.) A fish of the group Abdominales.)


That exercise is good for the abdominal muscles.
I have abdominal gas.
Tom is suffering from severe abdominal pain.
Diet and floor exercises, such as abdominal crunches, can help to get rid of a pot belly.
Mary's post-operative abdominal pain was caused by the surgeon leaving a surgical instrument inside her.

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