hypogastric

adjective
hy·​po·​gas·​tric | \ ˌhī-pə-ˈga-strik How to pronounce hypogastric (audio) \

Definition of hypogastric

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

First Known Use of hypogastric

circa 1656, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypogastric

French hypogastrique, from hypogastre hypogastric region, from Greek hypogastrion, from hypo- + gastr-, gastēr belly — more at gastric

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The first known use of hypogastric was circa 1656

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“Hypogastric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypogastric. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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hypogastric

adjective
hy·​po·​gas·​tric | \ ˌhī-pə-ˈgas-trik How to pronounce hypogastric (audio) \

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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