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Michael Kent

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Third edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198568506
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727788

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Lower part of the trunk between the diaphragm and the pelvis containing soft body tissues, including the stomach, kidneys, liver, and intestines. The shape of a healthy abdomen varies. In children it often protrudes, but if this is too marked it may indicate a disease such as ...

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Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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