1. the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)

- young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable

Similar word(s): middle, midsection

Definition categories: body, area, region

2. (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration

Similar word(s): diaphragm

Definition categories: body, membrane, musculature