Abdomen Quizzes & Trivia

The abdomen regulates the body's major functions like balance, posture, digestion, and breathing but how much do you really know about it? Take the online abdomen quizzes to test your awareness and learn interesting facts and trivia.
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    A top right region just below the [rib] cartilage is called a(n)______.

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    The sigmoid colon is located in this area of the abdomen: the

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    The chamber enclosed by the abdominal wall contains a single large peritoneal cavity, which freely communicates with the pelvic cavity.

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    When hollow organs (stomach, colon) forcefully contract or become distended. Solid organs (liver, spleen) can also generate this type of pain when they swell against their capsules

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    Abdominal pain is one of the most frequent reasons for a visit to the doctor.

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Abdomen Questions & Answers

What does the presence of borborygmi during auscultation of the abdomen indicate?
Borborygmi is just one of several types of sounds known “bowel sounds.” The movement of the intestines causes abdominal sounds as they push food through. The intestines are hollow, so bowel sounds echo through the abdomen much like the so
Why does appendicitis manifest as diffuse pain in the periumbilical region initially and later as circumscribed pain in the right lower quadrant?
Appendicitis is an infection that is a medical emergency that almost always requires prompt surgery to remove the appendix. Symptoms can be abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite and fever. The first hint of pain is periumbilical, which i
Where is the pancreas of an adult located?
Deep in the upper abdomen and is not normally palpable The pancreas is an organ that can be found in the endocrine and digestive system of vertebrates. In the human body, the pancreas is located in the upper abdominal cavity at the back of the stomac
What is an abdomen that is bulging and stretched in appearance described as?
Protuberant-a protuberant (bulging, stretched) abdomen is caused by conditions such as pregnancy, obesity, or ascites. a rounded abdomen is not as stretched or bulging as a protuberant abdomen and is seen most often in individuals who are overweigh
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