abdominal quadrant

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /æbˈdɒm.ə.nl̩ ˈkwɒd.ɹn̩t/, /əbˈdɒm.ə.nl̩ ˈkwɒd.ɹn̩t/
  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈdɑm.ə.nl̩ ˈkwɑd.ɹn̩t/, /əbˈdɑm.ə.nl̩ ˈkwɑd.ɹn̩t/

Noun[edit]

abdominal quadrant (plural abdominal quadrants)

  1. (medicine, usually plural only) Rough divisions of the abdominal cavity formed by placing the umbilicus at the center of the horizontal and vertical dividing lines.

References[edit]

  • Thomas, Clayton L., editor (1940) Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 5th edition, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, published 1993, page 1