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ABDOMEN (a Latin word, either from ab...

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 33 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ABDOMEN (a Latin word, either from abdere, to hide, or from a form adipomen, from adeps, fat), the belly, the region of the body containing most of the digestive organs. (See for anatomical details the articles ALIMENTARY CANAL, and ANATOMY, Superficial and Artistic.)
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