The part of the trunk that lies between the thorax and the pelvis. This anatomical term does not include the vertebral region posteriorly but is considered by some anatomists to include the pelvis (abdominopelvic cavity).
Abdominals or the abdomen is the part of the body in mammals that lies between the thorax and the pelvis. The alimentary tract where most of the food is absorbed and digested lies in the abdominal area. The liver, kidney, pancreas, and spleen also lie in the abdomen.
To move away from the median plane
Wandering off or differing from the normal. This term is used of certain ducts, vessels, or neves deviating from the normal course or pattern.
Removal of a body part or the destruction of its function, as by a surgical procedure, morbid process, or noxious substance. Electrode catheter ablation is a method of ablating the site of arrhythmias whereby high energy electrive shocks are delivered by intravascular catheters.
A tearing away, separation, or detachment
A collection of purulent exudate that appears in an acute or chronic localized infection that is circumscribed by the body's defense systems. This cavity is also caused by tissue destruction and frequently associated with swelling and other signs of inflammation.
A way or means of approach or admittance or the space required for visualization and for manipulation of instruments during an operation
In anatomy, denoting certain muscles, nerves, glands that are supernumerary to some similar body part often sharing a similar function
The degree to which a measurement or an estimate based on measurements represents the truve value of the attribute that is being measured