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Arpin across the face, and the latter drew a poignard from his pocket and stabbed Major Gally in the abdomen.
Tarzan brought the sharp point to the lower part of the German's abdomen.
The chest seemed unnaturally prominent, but the abdomen had sunk in, leaving a sharp projection at the line of the lower ribs.
Encouragement and advice were freely tendered, and Jock Horner, the quiet, self-spoken hunter who looked as though he would not harm a mouse, advised me to leave the ribs alone and to thrust upward for the abdomen, at the same time giving what he called the "Spanish twist" to the blade.
The ridged muscles of chest and shoulders and abdomen had broken down into rolls of flesh.
Like a cat, White Fang bowed his hind- quarters in, and, with the feet digging into his enemy's abdomen above him, he began to claw with long tearing-strokes.
The woman in front doubled up and went down, her hands on her abdomen in a frenzied clutch.
Doubled partly over, with arms wrapped about face and abdomen, he cleverly stumbled into a clinch.
On another occasion (25th) under similar circumstances, I repeatedly observed the same kind of small spider, either when placed or having crawled on some little eminence, elevate its abdomen, send forth a thread, and then sail away horizontally, but with a rapidity which was quite unaccountable.
On the other hand, male crabs with loose abdomens were found to be sexually matured with enlarged, milky white vas deferens.
Red swamp crayfishes snap their abdomens with fanlike tails forward underneath their bodies to propel themselves backward through the water.
The Hawaiian representatives of this lineage are characterized by variably elongate abdomens and are mostly free-living, at least as adults, although a number have been found to occur, at least facultatively, as kleptoparasites on the webs of other spiders.
It's believed that the reason is prone sleeping, particularly in babies who are not used to sleeping on their abdomens, said Dr.
Such genes essentially tell other genes to get to work on making heads, abdomens, and tails.
The genes work together to keep fruit fly abdomens limbless.