A muscular partition separating disorders of the chest from disorders of the bowels.
A dividing membrane or thin partition, commonly with an opening through it.
The muscular and tendinous partition separating the cavity of the chest from that of the abdomen; the midriff.
A calcareous plate which divides the cavity of certain shells into two parts.
A partition in any compartment, for various purposes.
A thick, dome-shaped sheet of muscle below the lungs that is involved in breathing. The term may also be used to refer to a contraceptive device used by women, which involves placing a small sheet of domed rubber into the reproductive tract to prevent the sperm entering the womb.
1. The dome-shaped respiratory muscle separating the chest from the abdomen. 2. A barrier contraceptive device moulded to fit over the cervix.
Large, dome-shaped muscular partition separating the chest and stomach cavities. It is the principal muscle involved with breathing.
(dye´ uh fram) [Gr. diaphrassein, to barricade] • (1) A sheet of muscle that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities in mammals; responsible for the action of breathing. (2) A method of birth control in which a sheet of rubber is fitted over the woman's cervix, blocking the entry of sperm.
The moving part of a speaker driver that generates sound through its movements which in turn create movement of air around the speaker. Diaphragms are typically cones or domes although they sometimes are in the form of metallic ribbons (planar-magnetic speakers) or thin, charged panels (electrostatic speakers).
A sheet of muscle beneath the lungs. It separates the thorax (chest) from the abdomen (belly) and is responsible for breathing.
Sheet of muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen
a septum dividing the abdominal and thoracic cavities.
Large, thin muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity.
large, concave muscle attached to the rib cage at bottom of the chest (top of the abdomen). Inhalation occurs when diaphragm contracts. Exhalation is passive as the muscle relaxes.
Greek dia = across, and phragma = wall, hence, a partition, adjective - diaphragmatic (see also phrenic).
A barrier type birth control method that covers the cervix and prevents sperm from reaching the egg.
the thin sheet of muscle separating the chest from the abdomen.
The most important muscle for breathing, located between the chest cavity and the abdominal cavity.
A dome-shaped sheet of muscle and fibre that forms a partition between the thoracic cavity in which the lungs are housed and the abdomen. It is lowered when breathing in and raised when breathing out.
Method of contraception in which a dome of thin rubber or plastic is inserted deep into the vagina to cover the lower end of the cervix (external os) and prevent sperm from entering the uterus.
The muscular tissue that separates the chest and the abdominal cavities, which aids breathing by moving up and down.
birth control device made of a thin flexible disk, usually made of rubber, that is designed to cover the cervix to prevent the entry of sperm during sexual intercourse.
muscle that separates the abdominal and thoracic cavities;helps in breathing
the large, dome-shaped muscle separating the abdomen and chest that contracts and relaxes to make breathing possible; also, a thin, rubber dome that is used as a method of female contraception
The dome-shaped muscle that separates the chest and abdomen. The diaphragm plays an essential role in breathing, contracting when air is drawn into the lungs and relaxing upon exhalation.
The large muscle that divides the chest from the abdomen.
Any muscular partition; the respiratory muscle that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominopelvic cavity.
A contraceptive device consisting of a thin flexible disk, usually made of rubber that is designed to cover the uterine cervix to prevent the entry of sperm during sexual intercourse
The muscle the body uses to draw air into and force air out of the lungs.
The breathing muscle that separates the chest and abdominal cavities.
The musculomembrane separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities of the body. Major inspiratory muscle. (also the source of "fajitas" - aka "skirt steak") image
Important muscle of breathing that separates the chest from the abdomen.
A dividing membrane or thin partition; the thin muscle separating the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity; the rubber (or other material) separating the demand chamber in a regulator from the surrounding water.
Now get your mind out of the gutter now that your awake it's A flexible material usually made of thin metal, rubber, or plastic.
The large muscle used for breathing which separates the abdominal and chest cavities.
A dome-shaped rubber device used as a barrier method to prevent pregnancy.
the group of muscles and tissue that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity
the muscular membrane dividing the chest and abdomen. Important in expanding the chest for breathing.
Term used by Parker for the "inverted" rubber sacs used in vacumatic filling pens ( Vacumatics, 51 s, etc.). The sac seals the pen barrel and helps create the vacuum during filling, but does not hold the ink in the sense that a conventional sac does.
A layer of muscle separating the abdominal and chest cavities. It is the major muscle for breathing.
partition separating one area from another, e.g., the dome-shaped skeletal muscle between the thoracic and abdominal cavities; or a dome-shaped structure that fits over the uterine cervix, usually with a spermicide, to prevent conception
The main muscle used for breathing; separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity.
muscular sheet separating chest from abdomen. Its regular contraction is required in respiration. Tendon of the diaphragm is from the septum transversum. (More? Musculoskeletal Notes)
The partition separating the chest from the abdominal cavities
A muscle beneath the lungs and above the stomach which acts as a trampoline does, pushing the air from the lungs at the desired rate.
muscle that separates the abdomen from the thorax; used as the primary muscle of breathing
A thin, flexible disk which is inserted into the vagina to completely cover the cervix. When used properly, with spermicidal gel or foam, it will prevent sperm from having access to and fertilizing an egg.
The musculofibrous partition that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity. Contraction of the diaphragm increases the volume of the thoracic cavity aiding inspiration.
A large muscle under the lungs. The diaphragm moves up and down during breathing.
A large muscular sheath that separates the chest from the abdomen. Anomalies of the diaphragm include diaphragmatic hernia, a congenital defect in that muscle. The most common form is a posterolateral hernia, or Bochdalek type (whereby the hole is mostly on the side and in the back of the diaphragm, causing intestines to move into the chest). The anterior form, or Morgagni, is a defect behind the sternum (breast bone); this is the one most commonly associated with omphaloceles, as part of the Pentalogy of Cantrell.
the partition of muscle and connective tissue between the chest and abdomen
flexible partition of miscles and tendons separating the chest and abdominal cavities.
is a dome-shaped muscle that works with your lungs to allows us to inhale (breathe in) and exhale (breathe out) air
The large mushroom-shaped muscle dividing the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. The term is used, however, to mean the part of the front body between the breasts and the waist.
(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix
a barrier method of birth control that many breastfeeding moms go with
a barrier method of contraception used by women
a cap made of thin latex, which can be fitted over the cervix (the mouth of the uterus) inside the vagina
a circular, rubber caplike shield that is placed inside the vagina to cover the cervix before intercourse
a dome-shaped latex cup which is inserted into the vagina before intercourse and covers the cervix
a dome-shaped rubber cup that is placed inside the vagina covering the cervix
a dome-shaped rubber cup with a firm flexible metal band or spring rim
a dome shaped rubber device with a spring rim
a drug free, barrier device used for contraception
a flexible latex barrier that is intended to fit securely over the cervix
a flexible partition or wall separating two cavities
a flexible plastic or rubber dome that is placed over the cervix within the vagina, where it prevents passage of sperm cells from the vagina through the cervical canal of the uterus
a flexible rubber cap which prevents sperm-cells entering the uterus by sealing off the top of the vagina
a flexible rubber cup that is filled with spermicidal cream or jelly, and then placed into the vagina, over the cervix, before intercourse
a kind of separating membrane
an effective form of contraception if spermicidal cream is always applied before sexual intercourse and if it is left in the vagina for six to eight hours after the intercourse has finished
a permanently placed cervical contraceptive
a piece of shallow rubber with a flexible rim
a re-useable shallow latex cup that has a flexible rim and covers the cervix, preventing sperm from getting inside
a round, dome-shaped device made of rubber with a firm, flexible rim
a round piece of flexible rubber with a rigid rim
a round rubber device that is inserted into the vagina
a rubber barrier device that is inserted in the vagina over the cervix (the neck of the womb) to prevent sperm reaching the uterus
a rubber cup made of latex or silicone
a rubber disc a woman places into her vagina
a rubber, dome-shaped device placed into the vagina to hold spermicide around the cervix
a rubber dome-shaped device that covers the entrance to your uterus
a rubber dome-shaped device which the woman places into her vagina so that it covers the cervix , the opening to the uterus
a rubber ring that you will insert before sex to keep sperm from getting through the cervix to be fertilized
a rubber shield worn internally , and may be obtained through a doctor or family planning clinic
a saucer-shaped piece of rubber with a flexible metal rim
a shallow cup made of rubber
a shallow cup of thin latex rubber with a rim of flexible metal that is also covered by rubber
a shallow cup shaped like a dome that has a flexible rim
a shallow, dome-shaped low ogestrel low ogestrel rubber disk with a flexible
a shallow dome-shaped rubber cup that you insert into your vagina to
a shallow, rubber cup in the shape of a dome
a shallow rubber cup stretched over a flexible ring
a shallow rubber cup that is placed inside the vagina
a small disk of thin latex rubber attached to a circular rim that looks like a rubber bowl
a small, dome shaped cup that covers the cervix so as to stop the sperm from entering inside
a small, pliable device that is inserted into the vagina before intercourse to cover the cervix (the opening to the uterus), and prevents sperm from reaching the uterus
a small rubber barrier that fits into the vagina, over the cervix (the opening to the womb)
a small rubber concave disc that covers the cervix
a small, soft rubber dome with a covered flexible spring at the outer edge
a soft dome-shaped rubber cup with a flexible rim, which fits in the vagina so that it covers the cervix (neck of the womb)
a soft, flexible, dome-shaped rubber cup that is inserted into the vagina before sexual intercourse to block sperm from entering the uterus
a soft rubber cap which is often used with a
a soft rubber cap which is put into the vagina to cover the neck of the womb (cervix)
a soft rubber cup that covers the cervix, a cervical cap is a smaller rubber cup that fits right over the cervix, and a contraceptive sponge is a sponge impregnated with spermicide
a soft rubber cup with a flexible rim around the edge
a soft rubber, disc shaped barrier which is placed in the vagina to prevent the sperm from reaching the ovum (egg)
a soft rubber, latex, or silicone cup that is used with spermicidal jelly or cream and inserted into the vagina to cover the opening at the bottom of the uterus, called the cervix (see footnote )
a soft, shallow rubber cap with a flexible rim which fits in the vagina and covers the cervix
a soft, thin, flexible latex cup that is inserted into the vagina prior to intercourse
a strong, thin, soft, rubber dome with a flexible rim
a thin rubber dome with a springy and flexible rim
A porous separator dividing anode and cathode compartments of an electroplating tank from each other or from an intermediate compartment.
muscle tissue in the lower abdomen that is essential to breathing.
A muscular and connective tissue structure separating the chest and abdominal cavities. The diaphragm contracts and expands in correlation with the lungs during breathing.
A rubber disk usually found inside a diaphragm pump housing. In an air-operated pump, the diaphragm expands and contracts when air is injected into the chamber. This pumping action causes liquid to be moved.
The major muscle of breathing, located at the base of the lungs
The dome shaped muscle that sits underneath the Lungs separating them from the abdomen.
In stenolaemates, membranous or skeletal partition that extends transversely across entire zooidal chamber (Boardman & Cheetham, 1983).
a large muscle which separates your chest (thorax) from your lower body (abdomen). It contracts when you breathe in.
A contraceptive device in the form of a shallow molded rubber cup that fits into the vagina over the cervix and is held in place by the vaginal muscles.
a large, cup-shaped muscle located between the chest and abdomen that is used in breathing
The muscle that separates the chest and abdominal cavity. It is the primary muscle used in breathing.
A soft rubber device designed to cover the cervix and prevent conception. It is inserted into the vagina prior to intercourse.
A female barrier contraceptive method; a dome shaped rubber device with a flexible rim that is placed in the vagina behind the pubic bone blocking sperm from reaching the uterus. Diaphragms have to inserted by a gynecologist; not readily available in the Indian market.
A dome-shaped muscular partition separating the thorax from the abdomen in mammals.
The vibrating portion of a loudspeaker driver that radiates sound. In woofers, diaphragms are commonly conical in shape. Tweeters are often dome shaped. Midrange speakers can be either.
The thin muscle that separates the breast from the abdomen.
A dome-shaped muscle positioned underneath the lungs, inside the rib cage. The diaphragm is the main muscle for controlling respiration (breathing). Term found in About the Voice: Anatomy 101.
the layer of muscle that lies below the lungs. It divides the body between chest and abdomen
In a speaker, the part driven by the voice coil that moves, producing air waves that we perceive as sound. It usually has the shape of a cone or dome.
a thin, dome-shaped sheet of muscle that inserts into the lower ribs; it is the most important muscle of inspiration, when it contracts, it lowers pleural pressure.
"The dome shaped muscle attached to the bottom of the lungs that separates your chest and stomach cavities. Its main function is to initiate inhalation." (Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Center For Voice Disorders, A Reader's Glossary of Common Terms Related to Laryngology and the Voice)
A sheet of muscle that forms the bottom wall of the thoracic cavity in mammals; active in ventilating the lungs.
The muscle in the upper abdomen which assists breathing.
The collection of muscles separating the abdomen from the chest. Diaphragm is commonly used to movement of the lungs so that a bellows type affect occurs resulting in exchange rare.
A contraceptive device that is made of a latex pouch stretched over a flexible wire frame fitted to and covering the cervix of a woman's uterus.
(Dome) The part of a loudspeaker or microphone attached to the voice coil that moves and produces or picks up the sound. In a speaker it will have a Cone attached.
A dome-shaped rubber cup (also called cervical cap) used in conjunction with spermicidal gel/cream that covers the opening to the cervix and uterus to prevent sperm cells from entering the uterus. It is effective at preventing pregnancy but does not protect against STIs, including HIV.
the muscle between the chest and the abdomen that plays an important role in how we breathe.
The muscle between the abdomen and thorax; main muscle of normal breathing.
muscular, membranous partition that separates the abdominal and thoracic cavities.
muscle wall between the chest and the abdomen. It is the major muscle that the body uses for breathing.
Sheet of muscle under the rib cage. Moves up and down when we breathe. Separates the thoracic cavity (containing the lungs and heart) from the abdominal cavity (containing the organs of the digestive system).
a flexible sheet. The diaphragm in the chest is a sheet of muscle that controls breathing. Also refers to a flexible latex disk placed over the uterine cervix as a contraceptive device to form a barrier to sperm.
A part that divides or separates.
A soft, rubber cup that fits over a woman's cervix. A woman can put it in her vagina and keep it there during and after vaginal sex, with cream or jelly spermicide. Diaphragms are about the size and shape of a tennis ball cut in half. A doctor fits the right sized diaphragm for each woman's cervix. This stops a woman from getting pregnant. It does not stop the male or female from getting HIV from each other or germs that cause other STDs.
(G. diaphragma, a partition). Muscle diaphragma separating the thorax from the abdomen.
The muscle on which the lungs and heart rest that separates the chest and abdominal cavity and serves as the primary muscle used for breathing.
A large, flat muscle at the base of the thoracic cavity that controls breathing.
The part of a speaker that produces sound. It usually has the shape of a cone or dome.
1. The flexible sheet of muscle and fibre that divides the chest from the abdomen. 2. A contraceptive device for use by women; the diaphragm is a circular barrier which is placed over the cervix before intercourse takes place.
Muscle which lies across the top of the stomach, under the lungs (active in pushing baby out).
the abdominal diaphragm separates the chest from the abdominal cavity, and endometriosis can be found in this site on occasions
A large, smooth muscle separating the chest organs from those of the abdomen. A healthy breathing pattern dictates that the diaphragm flattens and lowers during inspiration.
The major muscle of inspiration. It separates the thoracic from the abdominal cavity.
A muscular wall separating the abdomen from the cavity containing the lungs and heart.
the muscle below the lungs and heart separating the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity.
Large muscular structure separating chest and abdominal cavities; important in breathing.
(DIE-eh-fram) ( listen) Thin muscle below the lungs and heart that separates the chest from the abdomen
most efficient breathing muscle, located at the base of the lungs.
(die-er-fram) Main muscle of breathing between the bottom of the chest and stomach: pulls the lungs out, thus drawing in air.
a latex or silicone dome shaped barrier used during intercourse to prevent sperm from getting to the cervix
The muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen.
A dome-shaped rubber device worn over the cervix to prevent pregnancy.
A dome-shaped muscular plate that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity.
a dome-like sheet of muscle that divides the chest cavity from the abdomen. It is used in breathing.
The surface of a loudspeaker drive unit. Most moving coil bass drive unit diaphragms are cones while moving coil tweeters are invariably domes. Ribbon and electrostatic drive units are flat.
the thin muscle layer that separates the chest from the abdominal cavity
A dome-shaped muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. The diaphragm aids breathing by moving up and down. When breathing in, it moves down, increasing the space in the chest. When breathing out, it relaxes, decreasing the space in the chest.
a contraceptive device used in conjunction with spermicidal gel/cream that covers the cervix and acts as a barrier for sperm trying to enter the reproductive tract.
The muscle wall between the chest and the abdomen.
the large muscle under the chest that helps you breathe in and out.
a muscular membrane that separates the abdomen from the lungs and chest
a muscle found at the bottom of the rib cage. When it contracts (shortens) it increases the size of the chest cavity pulling in air.
Broad, dome-shaped muscle that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities and generates most of the work of breathing.
a dome-shaped cap of rubber designed to cover the cervical opening and prevent sperm from entering the cervix
This is a form of birth control used by women. It's a soft, thin, domed-shaped rubber (latex) cup with a flexible rim that is inserted into the vagina to cover the cervix. It comes in different sizes.
the dome-shaped muscle that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities and serves as the chief muscle of respiration in mammals.
Muscular Sheet, Vital For Breathing, Separating The Chest From The Abdomen
A diaphragm is a thin dome-shaped skeletal muscle that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities. The diaphragm plays an important role in breathing: it contracts with each inspiration, becoming flattened downward and increasing the volume of the thoracic cavity so that air is drawn into the respiratory tract, and then, with expiration, it relaxes and is restored to its dome shape.
(Gk.: dia, "through" + phrágma, "fence"). Wall of muscle and connective tissue separating the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity.
A rubber device that covers the cervix and blocks sperm from entering the uterus. A doctor must prescribe and fit a woman for a diaphragm.
A saucer-shaped rubber contraceptive device that is filled with spermicide and inserted into the back of the vagina to block the cervical opening. Most common barrier method for women.
Barrier method of contraception that works by covering the cervix in tandem with a spermicide.
The moving element in a driver (commonly known as the “dome” or “cone”) that is primarily responsible for generating sound waves.
A curved muscular membrane that separates the abdomen from the area around the lungs.
The thin muscle below the lungs and heart that separates the abdomen from the chest that is integral to the push-pull mechanism of breathing.
Thin, dome-shaped muscle that separates the abdomen from the chest. When the muscle contracts, the dome flattens, increasing the volume of the chest.
The large muscle that is located between the abdomen and the chest area. The diaphragm aids in breathing.
A sheet of muscle in the lower chest involved in the work of breathing.
A dome shaped muscle that separates the lungs and heart from the abdomen. This muscle assists in breathing.
A thin, dome-shaped muscle, important in breathing; separates stomach and chest cavities.
The musculomembranous partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities, and serving as a major inspiratory muscle.
A thin, flexible wall separating two cavities, such as in a vacuum advance unit or brake vacuum booster.
Diaphragm is the muscular membranous partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities and functioning in respiration. It is also called midriff.
a large sheet of muscle that separates the lungs from the abdominal cavity Humans as organisms
The muscle separating the stomach from the chest.
The thin muscular partition below the lungs and heart that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity.
a thin membrane that separates the gleba from the stem in a puffball
Wide muscular partition separating the thoracic, or chest cavity, from the abdominal cavity (just below ribs). Contraction and expansion of the diaphragm are significant in breathing and in stimulating digestion.
A plate-like muscular structure that separates the chest from the abdominal cavity. The dividing membrane between the chest and abdominal cavity.
primary muscle used for respiration, located just below the lung bases.
a soft, rubber, dome-shaped contraceptive device worn over the cervix and used with spermicidal jelly or cream
A rubber disk a woman places in her vagina so that it covers her cervix, the opening to the uterus. The diaphragm blocks semen from entering the cervix.
The diaphragm is a cervical barrier type of birth control. It is a soft latex or silicone dome with a spring molded into the rim. The spring creates a seal against the walls of the vagina.