Pendulous-abdomen meaning

(medicine) Condition where the abnormally relaxed anterior wall of the abdomen hangs over the pubis.
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Origin of pendulous-abdomen

  • From Latin pendulus (“pendant”), from pendō (“to hang down”) + Borrowing from Middle French abdomen, borrowing from Latin abdomen, possibly from abdō (“conceal”), from ab (“away”) + dere (“to put, place”).
    From Wiktionary