The layer of muscles that surrounds the abdominal cavity and contains the abdominal organs.
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Abdominal-wall Sentence Examples
In the case of the squamous epithelial cancer of the anterior abdominal wall found so frequently in the natives of Kashmir, the position of the cancer is peculiar to this people, and is due to the chronic irritation following on repeated burns from using the " kangri " - a small earthenware vessel containing a charcoal fire enclosed in basket-work, and suspended round the waist, to assist in maintaining warmth in the extreme cold of the hills of Kashmir.
The anterior surface is in contact with the diaphragm and the anterior abdominal wall.
It accounts for 6% of all abdominal wall hernias.
A needle is inserted through the mother's abdominal wall into the amniotic sac holding the baby.
A needle is inserted through the mother 's abdominal wall into the amniotic sac holding the baby.