Epigastrium



[ep-i-gas-tree-uh m] /ˌɛp ɪˈgæs tri əm/

noun, plural epigastria
[ep-i-gas-tree-uh] /ˌɛp ɪˈgæs tri ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
the upper and median part of the abdomen, lying over the stomach.
/ˌɛpɪˈɡæstrɪəm/
noun (pl) -tria (-trɪə)
1.
the upper middle part of the abdomen, above the navel and below the breast

epigastrium ep·i·gas·tri·um (ěp’ĭ-gās’trē-əm)
n. pl. ep·i·gas·tri·a (-trē-ə)
The highest of three median regions of the abdomen, lying above the umbilical region and between the hypochondriac regions.
ep’i·gas’tric (-trĭk) adj.

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