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midriff

noun

1 midriff

The middle area of the human torso (usually in front):
— Young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable.

synonyms: middle, midsection.

Dutch: middenrif



2 midriff

anatomy A muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration.

synonym: diaphragm.

Roget 68: middle, midst, mediety, mean etc. 29; medium, middle term; center etc. 222, mid-course etc. 628; ... show more

Roget 228: interposition, interjacence, intercurrence, intervenience, interlocation, interdigitation, interjection, interpolation, interlineation, interspersion, intercalation.    [interposition at a fine-grained level] interpenetration; permeation; ... show more

Dutch: diafragma, middenrif
Polish: przepona, diafragma


Moby thesaurus: abdomen, abomasum, barrier, bay window, beerbelly, belly, brattice, breadbasket, buffer, buffer state, bulkhead, bumper, center, cloison, collision mat, core, craw, crop, cushion, diameter ... show more.

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