from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Pain in the stomach or abdomen.

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  • n. A pain in the abdomen, often caused by indigestion. (The pain is usually lower than the stomach and related to the intestines.)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Pain in the stomach; gastralgia; commonly, any pain in the abdomen, especially colic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region


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    May 31, 2011

  • (n): pain in or in the region of the stomach

    January 24, 2008