epigastric

adjective
epi·​gas·​tric | \ ˌe-pi-ˈga-strik How to pronounce epigastric (audio) \

Definition of epigastric

1 : lying upon or over the stomach
2a : 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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of epigastric was circa 1678

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epigastric

adjective
epi·​gas·​tric | \ ˌep-ə-ˈgas-trik How to pronounce epigastric (audio) \

Medical Definition of epigastric

1 : lying upon or over the stomach
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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