hypogastric

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

Definition of hypogastric

: 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


Medical Dictionary

hypogastric

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

medical Definition of hypogastric

1 : of or relating to the lower median abdominal region
  • hypogastric arteriograms
2 : relating to or situated along or near the internal iliac arteries or the internal iliac veins
  • hypogastric lymph nodes

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