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noun [countable] stomach pronunciation in American English /ˈstʌmək/
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  1. the soft part at the front of your body between your chest and your legs

    A horse had kicked her in the stomach.

    My stomach is getting fat.

    1. a.
      the organ inside this part of your body where food goes when you have eaten it

      The doctors diagnosed cancer of the stomach.

    2. b.
      [only before noun] related to the stomach

      a stomach ulcer

      stomach muscles



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