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
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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