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Normal abdominal anatomy

Normal abdominal anatomy

Overview

The abdomen is the area of the body between the diaphragm and pelvis. Most of the organs of digestion are located in the abdomen.

Review Date 10/27/2015

Updated by: Subodh K. Lal, MD, gastroenterologist with Gastrointestinal Specialists of Georgia, Austell, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.