Of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral.
- abdominal muscles
(ichthyology) Having the ventral fins under the abdomen and behind the pectoral fins.
- abdominal cavity
(ichthyology) Ventral, in describing a fin. [ ]
(zoology, obsolete) Belonging to the order Abdominales of fish.
* (of or pertaining to the abdomen) ventral
* abdominal ring
(zoology, obsolete) A fish of the order Abdominales.
* (fish) Cypriniformes.
* (l) (US)
(UK, anatomy) Relating to the abdomen, or to the cavity of the abdomen.
* 1838 , William James Erasmus Wilson, Practical and Surgical Anatomy ,
* 2002 , Colin Pinnock, Ted Lin, Tim Smith, Fundamentals of Anaesthesia ,
- Next remove the middle portion of the lesser omentum, and feel for the coeliac axis.
* 2010 , Robert H. Whitaker, Neil R. Borley, Instant Anatomy ,
- The coeliac' plexus is formed by the two interconnecting '''coeliac''' ganglia which lie either side of the ' coeliac artery.
(UK) Abbreviation of'' coeliac disease; ''used attributively .
* 1982 , S. Ahlstedt, Recent Trends in Allergen and Complement Research ,
- The coeliac' ganglia lie on each side of the ' coeliac trunk.
* 1994 , Norman Leslie Kent, A. D. Evers, Technology of cereals: An Introduction for Students of Food Science and Agriculture ,
- The results of skin testing and RAST indicate that most coeliac patients do not have circulating IgE specific for wheat proteins [25, 34, 108].
* 2008 , Helen Griffiths, Coeliac Disease: Nursing Care and Management ,
- Most coeliac patients are childen, the symptoms showing when cereals are first introduced in their diet.
- Thus more fortunately for most coeliac patients a reliable diagnosis could now be made on the basis of one set of small bowel biopsies as opposed to three.
(UK) Someone who has coeliac disease.
* 1961 , Association of National European and Mediterranean Societies of Gastroenterology, Proceedings VIth meeting of the "Association des Sociétés Nationales Européenes et Méditerranéennes de Gastro-Entérologie" ,
* 1986 , David R. Triger, Clinical Immunology of the Liver and Gastrointestinal Tract ,
- In all 5 untreated coeliacs' as well as the 3 partially treated ' coeliacs who were in relapse at the time of biopsy, villi were entirely absent.
* 1999 , Giuseppe Gobbi, Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders in Coeliac Disease ,
- Hyposplenism in coeliacs does not appear to lead to these diseases.
- Instead, anecdotal observations came to dominate the literature, describing adult coeliacs as mentally peculiar, excessively nervous and unstable, depressive, or even schizophrenic (Paulley, 1959; Dohan, 1966).