The term abdominal hair refers to the hair that grows on the abdomen of humans and non-human mammals, in the region between the pubic area and the thorax (chest). The growth of abdominal hair follows the same pattern on nearly all mammals, vertically from the pubic area upwards and from the thorax downwards to the umbilicus (navel). The abdominal hair of non-human mammals is part of the pelage or fur.
... documented four general patterns of pubic and abdominal hair including Horizontal — Characterized by upper surface of pubic hair terminating in a ... by a tapered, inverted 'V' pattern extending upward from the pubic hair ... Disperse (or quadrangular) — Hair is distributed broadly over the abdomen without forming a discrete geometric pattern ...
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