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abdomen

abdomen Sentence Examples

  • Unbuckling his belt, he pulled his shirt up and examined the knife scar on his abdomen.

  • Instinctively, she reached out to feel his warm skin and trace the ridges of his abdomen.

  • Her gaze continued up to the large western belt buckle that hugged his flat abdomen.

  • He was taller than average, over six and a half feet, built like a rock with wide shoulders and tapered abdomen and hips beneath a jumpsuit similar to those worn by the prisoners.

  • She wanted more of him, all of him, and the heat of need settled into her lower abdomen.

  • One massive hand circled her to rest on her abdomen.

  • Every muscle in his chest and abdomen displayed definition beyond normal.

  • He was lean, with broad shoulders, narrow hips and a flat abdomen.

  • Blood had bloomed, staining the left side of his abdomen and down his hip.

  • It wasn't as if she were wearing a bikini, and her only physical attributes were a flat abdomen and smooth curves – well, those and her breasts, but they were over proportioned - out of balance, so to speak.

  • She was reaching for something in the cabinets and that flat abdomen with its velvety skin was exposed.

  • She traced it down to his upper abdomen and paused.

  • When he shifted, Jen leaned away with a coy smile and trailed the finger across his lower abdomen, moving around him.

  • She clenched her abdomen, gasping as the creature writhed with enough power to ripple her skin as Memon's did.

  • Sloping shoulders, huge biceps, wide chest, lean abdomen … Now she understood rule number three and why it had the most exclamation points.

  • He was dressed in jeans and a casual button-down shirt that was snug across his shoulders and chest and loose over his abdomen.

  • His other hand slid across her abdomen to rest at her stomach.

  • Ten segments are recognizable in the abdomen, which is elongated and tapers at the hinder end.

  • The light proceeds from a pair of conspicuous smooth ovoid spots on the pronotum and from an area beneath the base of the abdomen.

  • The impregnated female jigger burrows into the feet of men and dogs, and becomes distended with eggs until its abdomen attains the size and appearance of a small pea.

  • If in extracting the insect the abdomen be ruptured, serious trouble may ensue from the resulting inflammation.

  • Female without pouch, the young when attached to the nipples being concealed by the long hair of the abdomen.

  • It is the well-known peculiarity of this order that the female has a pouch or fold of skin upon her abdomen, in which she can place the young for suckling within reach of her teats.

  • The abdomen is oval, sandy-grey in hue and beset with warts and bristles; the prothorax forms a mobile neck for the large square head, which carries a pair of long and powerful toothed mandibles.

  • The hard fore-wings (elytra) are strengthened with marginal ridges, usually inflected ventrally to form epipleura which fit accurately along the edges of the abdomen.

  • The glands occur in groups, and lead into common ducts which open usually so much reduced that the foremost apparent ventral sclerite of the abdomen represents the third sternite.

  • Verhoeff (1894-1896) - in a beetle's abdomen, but the tenth sternite is usually absent.

  • Ten segments can be distinguished in the tapering abdomen, the ninth frequently bearing a pair of tail-feelers (cerci), and the tenth, attached ventrally to the ninth, having the anal opening at its extremity and performing the function of a posterior limb, supporting and temporarily fixing the tail end of the insect on the surface over which it crawls.

  • 18, 21 b); the body shortened, with the abdomen swollen, but protected with tubercles and spines, and with longish legs adapted for an active life, as in the predaceous larvae of ladybirds; the body soft-skinned, swollen and caterpillar-like, with legs well developed, but leading a sluggish underground life, as in the grub of a chafer; the body soft-skinned and whitish, and the legs greatly reduced in size, as in the wood-feeding grub of a longhorn beetle.

  • In a large number of beetles of different families, stridulating areas occur on various segments of the abdomen, and are scraped by the elytra.

  • The beetles are ovoid in shape, with smooth contours, and the elytra fit over the edges of the abdomen so as to enclose a supply of air, available for use when the insect remains under water.

  • These segments are very mobile, and as the rove-beetles run along they often curl the abdomen upwards and forwards like the tail of a scorpion.

  • The larvae are remarkable for their small head, very broad thorax, with reduced legs, and narrow elongate abdomen.

  • When Hydrophilus dives it carries a supply of air between the elytra and the dorsal surface of the abdomen, while air is FIG.

  • extends beneath the abdomen on either Europe.

  • Many of the Hydrophilidae construct, for the protection of their eggs, a cocoon formed of a silky material derived from glands opening at the tip of the abdomen.

  • Other Hydrophilidae carry their egg-cocoons about with them beneath the abdomen.

  • 24), insects with rather soft cuticle, the elytra (often abbreviated) not fitting closely to the sides of the abdomen, the head constricted behind the eyes to form FIG.

  • I and 25) have the terminal antennal segments pectinate, and so arranged that the comb-like part of the feeler cannot be curled up, while the elytra completely cover the abdomen.

  • Such larvae, and also many with soft cuticle and swollen abdomen - those of the notorious "Colorado beetle," for example - feed openly FIG.

  • The larvae have a somewhat swollen abdomen, which is protected by bristle-bearing tubercles.

  • The morphology of the abdomen, ovipositor and genital armature is dealt with by K.

  • The same naturalist describes the association with Lasius of small mites (Antennophorus) which are carried about by the worker ants, one of which may have a mite beneath her mouth, and another on either side of her abdomen.

  • A thorax also is sometimes to be distinguished from an abdomen.

  • Among the burrowing and tubicolous forms it is not uncommon for the body to be distinguishable into two or more regions; a "thorax," for example, is sharply marked off from an "abdomen" in the Sabellids.

  • In these forms the bundles of setae are either capilliform or uncinate, and the dorsal setae of the thorax are like the ventral setae of the abdomen.

  • - Tube-dwelling with body divided into thorax and abdomen marked by the setae, which are reversed in position in the neuropodium and notopodium respectively in the two regions.

  • Parapod.ia hardly projecting; palps of prosomium forming branched gills; no pharynx or eversible buccal region; no septa in thorax, septa in abdomen regularly disposed.

  • Nephridia in two series; large, anterior nephridia followed by small, short tubes in abdomen.

  • A true insect, or member of the class Hexapoda, may be known by the grouping of its body-segments in three distinct regions - a head, a thorax and an abdomen - each of which consists of a definite number of segments.

  • In the more generalized insects the abdomen evidently consists of ten segments, the hindmost of which often carries a pair of tail-feelers, (cerci or cercopods) and a terminal anal segment.

  • With very few exceptions the abdomen is without locomotor limbs.

  • insects a remark - able concentration of the trunk-ganglia takes place, all the nerve-centres of the thorax and abdomen in the chafers and in the Hemiptera, for instance, being represented by a single mass situated in the thorax.

  • ing the dorsal with the ventral sclerites of the Lateral thoracic abdomen, lessens t he capacity of the abdo ternal femoral minal region, while the contraction of the power Longit.

  • He finds that the endoderm arises may be readily distinguished, six of which subsequently enter into from an anterior and a posterior rudiment derived from the " endothe formation of the head, three going to the thorax and twelve to blast," that many of the cells of these rudiments wander into the the abdomen.

  • size compared with the thorax or abdomen, but in the embryo it On the whole it seems likely that the endoderm is represented in forms a much larger portion of the body than it does in the adult.

  • - We have al 17 ready seen that in numerous lower insects the abdomen 18 is formed from twelve divi 19 sions placed in linear fashion.

  • Moreover, in this order the abdomen shows at first a division into only nine segments and a terminal mass, which last subsequently becomes divided into two.

  • The appendages of the abdomen are called cerci, stylets and gonapophyses.

  • In the adult state no insect possesses more than six legs, and they are always attached to the thorax; in many Thysanura there are, however, processes on the abdomen that, as to their position, are similar to legs.

  • In the embryos of many insects there are projections from the segments of the abdomen similar, to a considerable extent, to the rudimentary thoracic legs.

  • The pseudopods that exist on the abdomen of numerous caterpillars may possibly arise from the embryonic pseudopods, but this also is far from being established.

  • The segments are numbered 1-21; 1-6 will form the head, 7-9 the thorax, 10-21 the abdomen.

  • - Cross sections through Abdomen of German Cockroach Embryo.

  • A gnat pupa swims through the water by powerful strokes of its abdomen, while the caddis-fly pupa, in preparation for its final ecdysis, bites its way out of its subaqueous protective case and rises through the water, so that the fly may emerge into the air.

  • Symphyta: Abdomen not basally constricted.

  • A pocrita : Abdomen markedly constricted at second segment.

  • In most respects, the shortened abdomen, for example, they are more specialized than the Thysanura, and most of the features in which they appear to be simple, such as the absence of a tracheal system and of compound eyes, can be explained as the result of degradation.

  • The specialization of form in the constricted abdomen and in the suctorial " tongue " that characterizes the higher families of the order is correlated with the habit of careful egg-laying and provision of food for the young.

  • Abdomen and Appendages.

  • Lastly, the males of some species of spiders differ from the females in possessing stridulating organs consisting of horny ridges and spikes and lodged either between the mandible and palpus as in some species allied to Linyphia, one of the Argyopidae, or between the cephalo-thorax and abdomen as in Steatoda, one of the Theridiidae and Cambridgea, one of the Agalenidae.

  • The male, however, is a veritable pigmy beside the female, and during copulation presents the appearance of a parasite attached to her abdomen.

  • Respiration is effected by means of external gills placed along both sides of the dorsum of the abdomen and hinder segments of the thorax.

  • There is a sensation of burning, tingling and numbness in the mouth, and of burning in the abdomen.

  • Intermediate somites forming a mesosoma occur, but tend to fuse superficially with the metasomatic carapace or to become co-ordinated with the somites of the metasoma, whether fused or distinct to form one region, the opisthosoma (abdomen of authors).

  • (Original.) soma agrees in form and number of somites with the abdomen of a Hexapod, and the tracheal stigmata present certain agreements in the two cases.

  • UTeµaxos from UT6pa, a mouth), the bag-like digestive organ which in man is situated in the upper left part of the abdomen.

  • For the diseases of the stomach in general see Digestive Organs; and for special forms Gastritis, Gastric Ulcer, Dyspepsia, &C.; also Abdomen (Abdominal Surgery).

  • The patient then rapidly loses flesh and strength, and a hard lump may be felt in the upper part of the abdomen.

  • But in many cases the patient prefers that the abdomen should be opened for exploration for a possible operation than that he should hopelessly give himself over to the disease.

  • When the growth is at the cardiac end of the stomach, blocking the gullet and causing slow starvation, the abdomen may advisedly be opened, and, the stomach having been fixed to the surface-wound, a permanent opening may be arranged for the introduction of an adequate amount of food.

  • From 1816 he published various papers in the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, which formed the basis of his Pathological and Practical Researches on Diseases of the Brain and Spinal Cord, and of his Researches on the Diseases of the Intestinal Canal, Liver and other Viscera of the Abdomen, both published in 1828.

  • The first recognition of a disease may be at a necropsy, but then usually by irresponsible pathologists; it is another matter when the physician himself comes under rebuke for failing to seize a way to cure, while the chance remained to him, by section of the abdomen during life.

  • The abdomen is still "full of surprises"; and he who has most experience of this deceptive region will have least confidence in expressing positive opinions in particular cases of disease without operative investigation.

  • Thus the defects, whether of this secretion or of that, and again of motor activity, the state of the valvular junctions, the volume of the cavities, and their position in the abdomen, may be ascertained, and dealt with as far as may be; so that, although the fluctuations of chemical digestion are still very obscure, the application of remedies after a mere traditional routine is no longer excusable.

  • Thus, by the avoidance both of toxaemia and of shock, peritonitis and other dangers of the abdomen, such as strangulations or intussusceptions of the bowels, formerly desperate, can in many cases be dealt with safely and effectively.

  • In a number of cases there are colicky pains in the abdomen, with diarrhoea or constipation and more or less anaemia, while the Dibothriocephalus latus is capable of producing a profound and severe anaemia closely resembling pernicious anaemia.

  • Apart from these characteristics, the most distinctive feature of earwigs is the presence at the end of the abdomen of a pair of pincers which are in reality modified appendages, known as cercopods, and represent the similar limbs of Japyx and the caudal feelers of Campodea and some other insects.

  • (2) The presence of variously formed scales on the body and its appendages: the head is clothed with scales, the thorax with hairs or scales, and the abdomen with either hairs or scales, or both; the legs and veins of the wings are always covered with scales, and the palpi are often (as in some Anophelinae) conspicuously scaly.

  • The eggs, which are 16 in number, are deposited in a leathery capsule fixed by a gum-like substance to the abdomen of the female, and thus carried about till the young are ready to escape, when the capsule becomes softened by the emission of a fluid substance.

  • The coloration of tsetse-flies is sombre and inconspicuous; the brownish or greyish-brown thorax usually exhibits darker longitudinal markings, and when the insect is at rest the abdomen or hinder half of the body is entirely concealed by the brownish wings.

  • In some species the abdomen is of a paler colour and marked with sharply defined, dark brown bands, which are interrupted on the middle line.

  • The tip of the proboscis is armed with a complicated series of chitinous teeth and rasps, by means of which the fly is enabled to pierce the skin of its victim; as usual in Diptera the organ is closed on the upper side by the labrum, or upper lip, and contains the hypopharynx or common outlet of the paired salivary glands, which are situated in the abdomen.

  • The blood-sucking habit is common to both sexes, and the abdomen, being capable of great expansion, is adapted for the periodical ingestion of an abundant food-supply.

  • The act of feeding, in which the proboscis is buried in the skin of the victim nearly up to the bulb, is remarkably quick, and in thirty seconds or less the abdomen of the fly, previously flat, becomes swollen out with blood like a berry.

  • With very few exceptions, the integuments form imbricate scalelike folds arranged with the greatest regularity; they are small and pluriserial on the upper parts of the body and tail, large and uniserial on the abdomen, and generally biserial on the lower side of the tail.

  • Opening their jaws to their fullest extent, they seize the animal generally by the head, and pushing alternately the right and left sides of the jaws forward, they press the body through their elastic gullet into the stomach, its outlines being visible for some time through the distended walls of the abdomen.

  • In the latter case the larva crawls about the bottom of the water or up the stems of plants, with its thickly-chitinized head and legs protruding from the larger orifice, while it maintains a secure hold of the silk lining of the tube by means of a pair of strong hooks at the posterior end of its soft defenceless abdomen.

  • The constriction of this segment and its very perfect articulation with the propodeum give great mobility to the abdomen, so that the ovipositor or sting can be used with the greatest possible accuracy and effect.

  • But the most natural division is obtained by the separation of the saw-flies as a primitive sub-order, characterized by the imperfect union of the first abdominal segment with the thorax, and by the broad base of the abdomen, so that there is no median constriction or " waist," and by the presence of thoracic legs - usually also of abdominal pro-legs - in the larva.

  • This sub-order, characterized by the " sessile," broad-based abdomen, whose fist segment is imperfectly united with the thorax, and by the usually caterpillar-like larvae with legs, includes the various groups of saw-flies.

  • In this division the ovipositor issues from the ventral surface of the abdomen; the pronotum reaches back to the tegulae;.

  • 4, 5) and by the situation of the ovipositor just in front of the tip of the abdomen.

  • guished from the pre ceding by the position of the ovipositor at the extreme apex of the abdomen, and from the groups that follow (with very few exceptions) by the jointed trochanters of the legs.

  • The four succeeding sections, in which the ovipositor is modified into a sting (always exserted from the tip of the abdomen) and the trochanters are with few exceptions simple, form the Aculeata of Linnaeus.

  • This section includes a number of families characterized by the backward extension of the prothorax to the tegulae and distinguished from the ants by the absence of " nodes " at the base of the abdomen.

  • In the adult there is a pair of such glands opening ventrally on the hindmost thoracic segment, or at the base of the abdomen; but in the young insect the glands are situated dorsally and open to the exterior on a variable number of the abdominal terga.

  • The Pentatomidae (shield bugs), some of which are metallic or otherwise brightly coloured, are easily recognized by the great development of the scutellum, which reaches at least half-way back towards the tip of the abdomen, and in some genera covers the whole of the hind body, and also the wings when these are closed.

  • - A reef-haunting hemipteron (Hermatobates haddonii) with excessively reduced abdomen.

  • into a process or hood-like structure which may extend far behind the tail-end of the abdomen.

  • About twenty-seven species are now known, all characterized by length not excee 4 ding 06 of an inch, flat wings, three articulations in the antennae, one or two articulations in the tarses, with digitules, but without cornicles on the abdomen.

  • No distinction between head, thorax and abdomen can be observed.

  • the abdomen.

  • The insect is fixed by this rostrum, which is inserted into the root of the vine for the purpose of sucking the sap. The abdomen consists of seven segments, and these as well as the anterior segments bear four rows of small tubercles on their dorsal surface.

  • The insect is fixed by its proboscis, but moves its abdomen about and lays thirty to forty yellow eggs in small clusters.

  • The anterior pair reach far beyond the end of the abdomen; the posterior are narrower and not so long.

  • to be an Arachnidan characteristic. But they cannot be affiliated with this order on account of the total suppression of the abdomen, of their hermaphroditism and of the communication that exists between the generative organs and the alimentary tract.

  • These last characteristics also separate them essentially from the Pycnogonida, some members of which resemble them to a certain extent in having only four pairs of limbs, no gnathites, no respiratory organs, a ganglionated ventral nervous system, and the abdomen reduced to a mere rudiment projecting between the last pair of legs.

  • The shrimps and their allies are distinguished from the larger Macrura, such as the lobsters and crayfishes, by greater development of the paddle-like limbs of the abdomen or tail, which are used in swimming.

  • The abdomen is usually sharply bent between the third and fourth segments and has a characteristically humped appearance when straightened out.

  • They are small insects, having straight antennae, and a compressed, usually very short abdomen with the second or second and third segments greatly developed, and the rest imbricated, and concealing the partially coiled ovipositor.

  • The " abdomen," behind the limbs, is usually very short, occasionally very long.

  • In appearance an ordinary Copepod is divided into foreand hind-body, of its eleven segments the composite first being the head, the next five constituting the thorax, and the last five the abdomen.

  • In the former case the hind-body, consisting only of the abdomen, forms a pleon or tail-part devoid of feet, and the species so constructed are Gymnoplea, those of the naked or footless pleon.

  • It may be objected that hereby the term pleon is used in two different senses, first applying to the abdomen alone and then to the abdomen plus the last thoracic segment.

  • Even this verbal flaw would be obviated if Giesbrecht could prove his tentative hypothesis, that the Gymnoplea may have lost a pre-genital segment of the abdomen, and the Podoplea may have lost the last segment of the thorax.

  • Pleurodont lizards with well-developed limbs; without temporal bony arches; postthoracic ribs united across the abdomen.

  • At first the liver is embedded in the septum transversum, but later the diaphragm and it are constricted off one from the other, and soon the liver becomes very large and fills the greater part of the abdomen.

  • - EXpOSed as it is in the upper part of the abdomen, and being somewhat friable, the human liver is often torn or ruptured by blows or kicks, and, the large blood-vessels being thus laid open, fatal haemorrhage 2.

  • It is inadvisable to explore for a suspected abscess with a hollow needle without first opening the abdomen, as septic fluid might thus be enabled to leak out, and infect the general peritoneal cavity.

  • If, on opening the abdomen to find out what serious effects some severe injury has caused, the gall-bladder be found torn, the rent may be sewn up, or, if thought better, the gall-bladder may be removed.

  • If the abscess is allowed to take its course, adhesions may form around it and it may burst into the intestine or on to the surface of the abdomen, a biliary fistula remaining.

  • The individual is doubled up with acute pains which, starting from the hepatic region, spread through the abdomen and radiate to the right shoulder blade.

  • e, Abdomen of female from f, End of shin and foot-segments magniside.

  • They resemble the May-flies in their " hemimetabolous " lifehistory; the young insects are markedly unlike their parents, inhabiting fresh water and breathing dissolved air, either through tracheal gills at the tip of the abdomen, or by a branching system of air-tubes on the walls of the rectum into which water is periodically admitted.

  • The special gland of the musk-deer, which has made the animal so well known, and has proved the cause of unremitting persecution to its possessor, is found in the male only, and is a sac about the size of a small orange, situated beneath the skin of the abdomen, the orifice being immediately in front of the preputial aperture.

  • The testes in the pairing-season form projections in the groins, but (except in the Duplicidentata) do not completely leave the cavity of the abdomen.

  • In medicine, nitric acid is used externally in a pure state as a caustic to destroy chancres, warts and phagadenic ulcers; and diluted preparations are employed in the treatment of dyspepsia, &c. Poisoning by strong nitric acid produces a widespread gastroenteritis, burning pain in the oesophagus and abdomen and bloody diarrhoea.

  • I) being folded beneath these both longitudinally and transversely so that nearly the whole abdomen is left uncovered; and by the entirely mesodermal nature of the genital ducts, which, according to the observations of F.

  • The insects comprised in it are distinguished from the earwigs by their elongate, rather narrow forewings, which usually cover, or nearly cover, the abdomen when at rest, and which are firmer in texture than the hindwings.

  • The head is large, the neck slender, the antennae short and the legs longish, and the appearance of the long stalk-like waist of the ant is produced by a patch of whitish hair on each side of the forepart of the abdomen which has the effect of cutting away the parts of the segments so covered, leaving a narrow dark-coloured median area to represent the waist.

  • This shield if shaped in such a manner as to resemble closely the body of an ant, the median portion of the shield being deeply constricted in imitation of the waist and the terminal portion sub-globular like the abdomen of the ant.

  • The legs and lower part of the body are dark coloured, but the dorsal surface of the thorax and abdomen is coloured green and is raised so as to form a crest with jagged edges exactly reproducing the irregular margin of a fragment of leaf cut out by the mandibles of the ant.

  • In the Hemipterous group of the Rhynchota ant-mimicry is illustrated by the larva of a British species of Reduviidae (Nabis lativentris) in which the forepart of the abdomen is furnished on each side with a patch of white hairs leaving a central narrow dark portion in imitation of the waist of the ant; and also by an East African species (Myrmoplasta mira) which in its general form exhibits a close resemblance to an ant (Polyrrhacis gagates) which occurs in the same neighbourhood.

  • Many of the Syrphidae are banded black and yellow and present a general resemblance to wasps, especially when they alight, the resemblance being enhanced by a twitching action of the abdomen imitating the similar action so familiar in species of stinging hymenoptera.

  • The early larval stage of the " Lobster Moth " (Stauropus fagi), for example, presents a general resemblance, due to a combination of shape, colour, attitude and movements, to black ants, the swollen head and the caudal disk with its two tentacles representing respectively the abdomen and antenna-bearing head of the model.

  • Itura, for example, belonging to the former, has protrusible scent-emitting processes at the end of the abdomen; and Thyridia has scent-producing tufts of hair on the edge of the posterior-wing.

  • All insects have the same regional division of the body into head, thorax and abdomen, the same number of legs, a pair of antennae and a segmented abdomen.

  • Spiders on the contrary have no antennae, no separate head," an unsegmented abdomen and an additional pair of legs.

  • Narrowing of the posterior portions of the spider's cephalothorax and sometimes of the anterior end of the abdomen reproduces the slender waist of the ant, and frequently transverse bands of hairs represent the segmentation of this region in the insect.

  • Abdomen Wrist come to be furnished more and more with fibres that are fully myelinate.

  • The hinder part of the body is much contracted, and the femur long and vertically placed, so that the knee-joint is lower in position, and the thigh altogether more detached from the abdomen than in most mammals.

  • - Abdomen of female Gordius is turning and laying eggs.

  • A, Abdomen of queen, under side (magnified eight times).

  • One of the two bullets fired penetrated the abdomen.

  • Petechiae occur over buboes or on the abdomen, but they are not very common, except in fatal cases, when they appear shortly before death.

  • The insect is from half-an-inch to an inch in length, and from one to two lines broad, the female being broader in the abdomen and altogether larger than the male.

  • The abdomen or pleon carries the remaining six pairs, of which from three to five are called pleopods and the remainder uropods.

  • That pagurids must have the usually soft pleon or abdomen protected by the shell of a mollusc is now known to be subject to a multitude of exceptions.

  • The last-named species has a straight symmetrical abdomen, with the penultimate segment expanded and strongly calcified to form a back-door to the very unconventional habitation.

  • The second maxillipeds are developed into powerful prehensile organs, and the branchiae, instead of being connected with the appendages of head and trunk, are developed on the pleopods, appendages of the abdomen.

  • The bristle tails have an abdomen of eleven segments, the tenth usually carrying a pair of long many-jointed tail-feelers (cerci, fig.

  • The abdomen consists of six segments only.

  • The Sminthuridae are further characterized by the globular abdomen, which shows but little external trace of segmentation, and by the well-developed spring.

  • With the exception of the abdomen and the inside of the thighs, the whole of the surface is covered with stripes, the legs having narrow transverse bars reaching quite to the hoofs, and the base of the tail being also barred.

  • A, Group of Peltogaster socialis on the abdomen of a small hermitcrab; in one of them the fasciculately ramified roots, r, in the liver of the crab are shown (Fritz Muller).

  • Ab, abdomen.

  • The body proper is usually divisible into two regions to which the names thorax and abdomen are applied.

  • In the various groups of the Entomostraca, on the other hand, the terms thorax and abdomen, though conveniently employed for purposes of systematic description, do not imply any homology with the regions so named in the Malacostraca.

  • - Side view of Crab, the abdomen extended and carrying a mass of eggs beneath it; e, eggs.

  • a, Abdomen.

  • The latter division, characterized by the possession of 19 somites and pairs of appendages (apart from the eyes), by the division of the appendages into two tagmata corresponding to cephalothorax and abdomen, and by the constancy in position of the generative apertures, differing in the two sexes, is unquestionably a natural group. The Entomostraca, however, are certainly a heterogeneous assemblage, defined only by negative characters, and the name is retained only for the sake of convenience, just as it is often useful to speak of a still more heterogeneous and unnatural assemblage of animals as Invertebrata.

  • The eggs after being laid are carried about by the mother, adhering in a glutinous mass to the underside of the abdomen.

  • They may have been swallowed several hours before symptoms of acute poisoning show themselves, with nausea and vomiting, and a burning in the oesophagus, stomach and abdomen.

  • The somites of the abdomen all may carry rudimentary appendages in the embryo, and some of the hinder somites may retain their appendages in a modified form in adult life.

  • Clinically, dysentery manifests itself with varying degrees of intensity, and it is often impossible without microscopical examination to determine between the amoebic and bacillary forms. In well-marked cases the following are the chief symptoms. The attack is commonly preceded by certain premonitory indications in the form of general illness, loss of appetite, and some amount of diarrhoea, which gradually increases in severity, and is accompanied with griping pains in the abdomen (tormina).

  • It lies with its base near the lower part of the abdomen, and its apex directed towards the thorax.

  • Hansen (Die Cirripedien der Plankton-Expedition, 1899) states that Cryptophialus minutus, for which the order Abdominalia was founded, has, like Alcippe and other Genuina, its cirrhi on the thorax, not, as Darwin wrongly supposed, on the abdomen.

  • Unbuckling his belt, he pulled his shirt up and examined the knife scar on his abdomen.

  • Talon's strikes had torn Jonny's chest and abdomen open.

  • She marveled at his muscular body and the perfectly sculptured chest, shoulders, ridged abdomen, and biceps too large to wrap her hands around.

  • Instinctively, she reached out to feel his warm skin and trace the ridges of his abdomen.

  • Her gaze continued up to the large western belt buckle that hugged his flat abdomen.

  • He was taller than average, over six and a half feet, built like a rock with wide shoulders and tapered abdomen and hips beneath a jumpsuit similar to those worn by the prisoners.

  • She wanted more of him, all of him, and the heat of need settled into her lower abdomen.

  • His clothing was styled differently, with a dark V-neck tunic, dark pants, and a thick belt around his lower abdomen.

  • One massive hand circled her to rest on her abdomen.

  • Every muscle in his chest and abdomen displayed definition beyond normal.

  • He was lean, with broad shoulders, narrow hips and a flat abdomen.

  • Blood had bloomed, staining the left side of his abdomen and down his hip.

  • It wasn't as if she were wearing a bikini, and her only physical attributes were a flat abdomen and smooth curves – well, those and her breasts, but they were over proportioned - out of balance, so to speak.

  • She was reaching for something in the cabinets and that flat abdomen with its velvety skin was exposed.

  • She traced it down to his upper abdomen and paused.

  • When he shifted, Jen leaned away with a coy smile and trailed the finger across his lower abdomen, moving around him.

  • She clenched her abdomen, gasping as the creature writhed with enough power to ripple her skin as Memon's did.

  • Sloping shoulders, huge biceps, wide chest, lean abdomen … Now she understood rule number three and why it had the most exclamation points.

  • He was dressed in jeans and a casual button-down shirt that was snug across his shoulders and chest and loose over his abdomen.

  • His other hand slid across her abdomen to rest at her stomach.

  • Using ultrasound to guide the way, a needle is inserted through the mother's abdomen into the developing placenta.

  • The nurses held the torches over the patient's abdomen in shifts to prevent their arms becoming stiff.

  • A machine warms the fluid and delivers it to your child's abdomen through the tube.

  • Breeding is usually in the autumn; the eggs become attached to the underside of the female's abdomen.

  • Perhaps the most shocking sight is a prosthetic woman's abdomen, cut open in a cesarean section.

  • Abdomen: distended, rigid upper abdomen: distended, rigid upper abdomen, with absent bowel sounds.

  • Females have a yellow abdomen with two prominent longitudinal black bands on the upper surface.

  • abdomen covered with dark bruises, showing that she is bleeding massively inside.

  • On opening the abdomen a small initial peritoneal incision is made.

  • Reverse Abdominal Nose Panting expands the abdomen on the puff out.

  • abdomen caused by Candida.

  • This is indicated by the way the swollen abdomen tapers down to a distinct point.

  • Look out for their black and white striped abdomen and orange patches on the wing.

  • Pregnant sows exhibit a grossly enlarged abdomen during the later stages of pregnancy.

  • Feel a warmth in your upper abdomen; breathe; focus.

  • Therefore the ideal fetal microphone does not load the maternal abdomen.

  • Eight of 11 children presented with an acute abdomen.

  • abdomen area.

  • abdomen muscles are the core of your body's strength.

  • abdomen through the tube.

  • A CT scan of the abdomen showed both adrenals were enlarged and contained specks of calcium (3C, arrows ).

  • The abdomen is composed of varying numbers of segments; it bears no legs but may possess appendages, e.g. claspers used in mating.

  • The carapace is usually beige with a distinctive black triangle with the apex pointing toward the abdomen and the base toward the pedipalps.

  • bruiser complications include bleeding or bruising around the skin cuts or bruising of the skin at the front of the abdomen.

  • bruiser complications include bleeding or bruising around the skin cuts or bruising of the skin at the front of the abdomen.

  • burning sensation in their upper abdomen.

  • Bleeding into the uterine cavity, the uterine wall or the abdomen may conceal the extent of the blood loss.

  • cercusle (illustrated) has a long, needle-like ovipositor protruding from the tip of the abdomen between the long cerci.

  • Distinctive black chevrons on the upper part of the abdomen give rise to part of it's common name.

  • You always used to have the upper right side of your abdomen opened up to have a simple cholecystectomy.

  • end colostomy The stoma is usually created on the left side of your abdomen.

  • Many tarantulas have a dense covering of stinging hairs on the abdomen to protect them from enemies.

  • discomfort in the upper abdomen.

  • abdomen: distended, rigid upper abdomen, with absent bowel sounds.

  • diverticulumlm of the abdomen showed normal bowel gas pattern and the presence of barium in the diverticula of the colon.

  • Abdomen characteristically humped with short appendages, except in males where the fourth pair of abdominal appendages are much elongated.

  • Its abdomen was also more distinctly " zebra " striped in black and white and not furry like the usual Carders.

  • A. The pancreas is a long secreting gland situated at the back of the abdomen, adjacent to the stomach.

  • heaviness in the scrotum, or a dull ache in the lower abdomen or groin.

  • end ileostomy This type of stoma is usually created as a small spout on the right side of your abdomen.

  • incision in the abdomen.

  • Consider packing the bleeding area with a 6 meter pack, led out of the abdomen via a separate stab incision.

  • jejunostomy tube, is inserted through the skin on your abdomen into the small intestine.

  • Experience surgeons are increasingly able to do operations by putting a laparoscope through very small cuts in the tummy (abdomen ).

  • looses cycle of the disease, can be reduced by loosing weight, especially around the abdomen.

  • Peritoneal mesothelioma causes a tumor to grow in the lining of the abdomen.

  • The female has a long, tail-like ovipositor at the end of the abdomen.

  • pain in the abdomen.

  • Below is a photograph of a normal pancreas exposed during surgery of the abdomen.

  • pancreas gland in the abdomen.

  • In a few people, the abdomen becomes bloated with a distended bowel that is basically paralyzed.

  • Notably the legs are short relative to the torso and there is the presence of a slight paunch in the lower abdomen.

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