Abdomen vs Potbelly - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between abdomen and potbelly
is that abdomen
is (obsolete) the fat surrounding the belly while potbelly
is a large, swollen, or protruding abdomen; a paunch.
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(obsolete) The fat surrounding the belly.
(anatomy) The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis, not including the back; or in some lower vertebrates, the portion between the cardiac and caudal regions.
(anatomy) The cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the viscera; often restricted in humans to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity. [ ]
(zoology, entomology) The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.
- He was all bent over complaining of pains in the abdomen.
a large, swollen, or protruding abdomen; a paunch
a potbelly stove
* (protruding abdomen) See also .