abdominal pool


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ab·dom·i·nal pool

the volume of blood within the abdomen.
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abdominal pool

A term formerly used for the accumulation of blood in the visceral organs of the abdominal cavity. This may occur as a result of abdominal trauma.
See also: pool
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