hypogastric

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adjective hy·po·gas·tric \ˌhī-pə-ˈga-strik\

Definition of hypogastric

  1. :  of or relating to the lower median region of the abdomen

Origin and Etymology 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 Dictionary

hypogastric

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adjective hy·po·gas·tric \ˌhī-pə-ˈgas-trik\

Medical Definition of hypogastric

  1. 1:  of or relating to the lower median abdominal region hypogastric arteriograms

  2. 2:  relating to or situated along or near the internal iliac arteries or the internal iliac veins hypogastric lymph nodes

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