epigaster

noun
ep·​i·​gas·​ter | \ˈepəˌgastə(r)\
plural -s

Definition of epigaster 

: the posterior part of the embryonic intestine from which the colon develops

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History and Etymology for epigaster

New Latin, from epi- + Greek gastēr stomach

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