If you examine the abdomen, you will notice that it is a very large area of the body compared to what we have covered so far. Clinically, it contains many organs and tissues that may show pathological changes during ones life-time. As a student of anatomy, you will learn the boundaries of the abdomen, the structures that make up the walls of the abdomen and finally, the organs and tissues within the abdominal cavity and their relationships to one another.
We will split the study of the abdomen into the following sections:
|Skeleton and Walls of the Abdomen|
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