What is abdomen and what does abdomen mean? Read about the definition and meaning of abdomen


  1. Abdomen is the name of the part of the body of a mammal between the thorax and the pelvis; belly
  2. The posterior section of the body of an arthropod, behind the thorax or the cephalothorax

Etymology & Origin of abdomen

First coined circa 1540. From the Latin word "abdomen"