Abdomen (Belly)


The major organs in the abdomen (belly) include the liver, gallbladder, large intestine (colon), stomach, spleen, pancreas, small intestine, and rectum. The diaphragm separates the abdominal cavity from the chest cavity. The appendix is also found in the abdomen. It's attached to the large intestine.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Current as ofJuly 14, 2017

Current as of: July 14, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine