midsection


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mid·sec·tion

(mid'sek-shŭn),
A cut or section through the middle of an organ.

midsection

A term for the abdominal muscles, including the upper and lower abdominals, the internal and external obliques, and the rectus abdominis.

midsection

(mĭd-sĕk′shŭn) [″ + L. secare, to cut]
A section through the middle of a structure.
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Along the planet's midsection, trade winds blow from east to west while moving toward the equator.
While resetting circuit breakers in the midsection of the aircraft, they noticed smoke and fumes.
Openings in the midsection allow for easy exit and entry, and the eight straps with quick-release buckles hold the bedsheets in place and easily secure the cover to the bed.
The researchers think that accumulation of fat in the midsection could be responsible, though its treatment is not yet completely known.
A bullet pierced the mare's left hindquarter and exited from her midsection.
For example, baseball pitchers often strength train the muscles in the front of their body--the shoulders, chest, upper arms, midsection and those in the lower extremities.
Because women (and men) who "carry a lot of weight in the midsection have higher incidences of heart disease, lesbians may be at a higher risk," she says.
Americans will be told in a new advertising campaign they can lose midsection 'love handles' and double chins one step at a time if they eat less and exercise more.
To develop a "muscular corset" around the midsection that will hold the spine in its anatomically correct, safe position, it's also necessary to strengthen the abdominals in all their actions.
The pilots declared an emergency before touching down, however the aircraft landed safely on its two main landing gears near its midsection.
The midsection provides a dual purpose, that is, dimensional separation when measuring different sized components (0603, 0805, 1206, etc.