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belly

 [bel´e]
venter (def. 1).

bel·ly

(bel'ē),
1. The abdomen.
2. The wide fleshy part of a muscle. Synonym(s): venter (2) [TA]
3. Popularly, the stomach or womb.
[O.E. belig, bag]

belly

(bĕl′ē)
n.
1. See abdomen.
2. Informal The stomach.
3. The womb; the uterus.
4. The bulging, central part of a muscle.

belly

Anatomy
The thickest circumference of a skeletal muscle.
 
Vox populi
Abdomen, see there.

bel·ly

(bel'ē)
1. The abdomen.
2. The wide swelling part of a muscle.
Synonym(s): venter (2) .
3. Popularly, the stomach or womb.
[O.E. belig, bag]

belly

A common name for the ABDOMEN.

Patient discussion about belly

Q. stomachache

A. as doctoradhi said - you gave little information about what you look for so you get the most broad answer there is. what i can say from my experience with people is that most stomachaches i know are caused by gas :) and taking care of that will get rid of the stomachache.

Q. 10 weeks pregnant, stomach pain. My sister is 10 weeks pregnant and she is suffering from stomach pain from week 5 until now. I am Just wondering is it normal to have stomach pain when pregnant? and dose it go away after 12 weeks? This is her first pregnancy so please educate us.

A. hmm...my wife also felt pain during those weeks (5th..? maybe 4th...? up to the 11th- not sure) but it was not constant and not very painful. she went to her gyno who checked her out and told her it's the uterus stretching but it's good that she comes to check it out cause who knows.. don't take a chance.

Q. what kind of diet/food is good for helping with a stomach ache?

A. Stomach ache alone without diarrhea? You should eat more rice and bread and less meat, dairy and fruit. If you have diarrhea you should avoid fruit (except apples and bananas), and avoid milk products completely.

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References in periodicals archive ?
Anatomical variations in the anterior bellies of the digastric muscle were observed in four individuals: two with unilateral variation and two with bilateral variation.
Case 2 presented bilateral variation, with the presence of two supernumerary bellies that originated medially to the digastric fossa of the mandible, with insertion in the contralateral intermediate tendon (Fig.
Case 3 presented bilateral variation with the presence of two supernumerary bellies, which also originated medially to the digastric fossa of the mandible, but with insertion in the raphe of the mylohyoid muscle, at a distance of 8 mm from the hyoid bone.
An abnormal digastric muscle with three bellies. Surg.
Five Bellies, real name Jimmy Gardiner, gets a Jobseekers' Allowance plus child benefit and mortgage help.
CHATTED up a transvestite then set him up with Five Bellies.
FILLED a pot of hair gel with Immac hair remover so that Five Bellies went bald.
TOLD Five Bellies he had booked him on a direct flight to Italy but sent him via London, Paris and Copenhagen.
Five Bellies replied: "Well I'm in Newcastle and Gazza's in Glasgow, so I won't see him until later on.