epigastric


epi·gas·tric

adjective \ˌe-pi-ˈgas-trik\

Definition of EPIGASTRIC

1
:  lying upon or over the stomach
2
a :  of, relating to, supplying, or draining the anterior walls of the abdomen
b :  of or relating to the abdominal region

First Known Use of EPIGASTRIC

circa 1678

Rhymes with EPIGASTRIC

epi·gas·tric

adjective \ˌep-ə-ˈgas-trik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EPIGASTRIC

1
: lying upon or over the stomach
2
a : of or relating to the anterior walls of the abdomen <epigastric veins> b : of or relating to the abdominal region lying between the hypochondriac regions and above the umbilical region <epigastric distress>

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