pendulous abdomen


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pen·du·lous ab·do·men

an abdomen with greatly relaxed muscular walls that sag down over the pubic region.

pendulous abdomen

Etymology: L, pendulus, hanging down, abdomen
an abnormal condition in which the anterior abdominal wall becomes relaxed and allows the abdomen to hang down over the pubic region.

pendulous abdomen

Beer gut A loose, fat-filled abdominal wall that hangs over the belt, accompanied by weak abdominal wall muscles

pendulous abdomen

An abdomen with folds of fatty tissue that drape over the pubis.
See also: abdomen