epigastric

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adjective epi·gas·tric \ˌe-pi-ˈgas-trik\

Definition of epigastric

  1. 1 :  lying upon or over the stomach

  2. 2 a :  of, relating to, supplying, or draining the anterior walls of the abdomen b :  of or relating to the abdominal region

Circa 1678

First Known Use of epigastric

circa 1678


Medical Dictionary

epigastric

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adjective epi·gas·tric \ˌep-ə-ˈgas-trik\

Medical Definition of epigastric

  1. 1:  lying upon or over the stomach

  2. 2a:  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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