(a) stomach


(a) stomach
   obesity around the waist
   Usually of a male and incorrectly specifying the internal chamber through which food passes in the process of digestion. A bit of a stomach also implies obesity rather than postsurgical deprivation.

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  • Stomach pump — Stomach Stom ach, n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.] 1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stomach tube — Stomach Stom ach, n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.] 1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stomach worm — Stomach Stom ach, n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.] 1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • stomach — c.1300, internal pouch into which food is digested, from O.Fr. estomac, from L. stomachus stomach, throat, also pride, inclination, indignation (which were thought to have their origin in that organ), from Gk. stomachos throat, gullet, esophagus …   Etymology dictionary

  • stomach — ► NOUN 1) the internal organ in which the first part of digestion occurs. 2) the abdominal area of the body; the belly. 3) an appetite or desire for something: they had no stomach for a fight. ► VERB 1) consume (food or drink) without feeling or… …   English terms dictionary

  • stomach crunch — UK US noun [countable] [singular stomach crunch plural stomach crunches] an exercise to make your stomach flatter, done while lying on your back with your knees bent Thesaurus: physical exercise and exerciseshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stomach — Stom ach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stomached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stomaching}.] [Cf. L. stomachari, v.t. & i., to be angry or vexed at a thing.] 1. To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike. Shak. [1913 Webster] The lion began to show his teeth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stomach pump — n a suction pump with a flexible tube for removing the contents of the stomach * * * a pump for removing the contents from the stomach …   Medical dictionary


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