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hypogastric

hypogastric

adjective hy·po·gas·tric \ˌhī-pə-ˈgas-trik\

Definition of HYPOGASTRIC

:  of or relating to the lower median region of the abdomen

Origin of HYPOGASTRIC

French hypogastrique, from hypogastre hypogastric region, from Greek hypogastrion, from hypo- + gastr-, gastēr belly — more at gastric
First Known Use: circa 1656

Rhymes with HYPOGASTRIC

hypogastric

adjective hy·po·gas·tric \ˌhī-pə-ˈgas-trik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPOGASTRIC

1
:  of or relating to the lower median abdominal region <hypogastric arteriograms>
2
:  relating to or situated along or near the internal iliac arteries or the internal iliac veins <hypogastric lymph nodes>

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