how to pronounce abdomen


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abdomen is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of abdomen in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with the ribs into the abdomen abdomen …”

meanings of abdomen


  1. The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis, not including the back; or in some lower vertebrates, the portion between the cardiac and caudal regions.
  2. The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.
  3. The cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the viscera; often restricted in humans to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
  4. The fat surrounding the belly.

abdomen frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word abdomen occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics abdomen can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that abdomen can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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