epigastric

adjective epi·gas·tric \ ˌe-pi-ˈga-strik \

Definition of epigastric

1 : lying upon or over the stomach
2 a : 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


Medical Dictionary

epigastric

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

medical Definition of epigastric

1 : lying upon or over the stomach
2 a : 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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