Abdominal

  • (adj): Of or relating to or near the abdomen.
    Example: "Abdominal muscles"
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Some articles on abdominal:

Carnett's Sign
... sign is an eponymous finding on clinical examination in which (acute) abdominal pain remains unchanged or increases when the muscles of the abdominal wall are tensed ... For this part of the abdominal examination, the patient can be asked to lift the head and shoulders from the examination table to tense the abdominal muscles ... A positive test increases the likelihood that the abdominal wall and not the abdominal cavity is the source of the pain (for example, due to rectus sheath hematoma instead of appendicitis) ...
Creophilus Maxillosus - Defense
... maxillosus has abdominal defensive glands used to secrete a mixture of substances that act as an irritant to predators ... These glands are located beneath the abdominal tergites ... threatened or disturbed, the beetle revolves its abdomen and touches abdominal tip to offender to wipe the glands ...
Stenogastrinae - Morphology and Anatomy of The Immature Stages - Egg Deposition
... towards her mouth parts and collects a patch of viscid abdominal substance which is produced in the Dufour’s gland ... its concave surface to adhere to the patch of abdominal secretion ... The first patch of abdominal substance is left on the concave surface of the egg ...
Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome - Symptoms
... Symptoms include early satiety, nausea, vomiting, extreme "stabbing" postprandial abdominal pain (due to both the duodenal compression and the compensatory reversed peristalsis), abdominal distention/dis ...
Cancer In Cats - Signs and Symptoms - Symptoms of Common Types of Cancer - Abdominal Tumors
... Abdominal tumor is among the rarest forms of cancer in cats, and most difficult to treat successfully before progressing to an advanced stage ... The main symptoms include abdominal enlargement, vomiting (often with blood), weight loss due to poor digestion, and weakness ...

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