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Epigastric region

Definition
noun, plural: epigastria
An anatomical term used to refer to the uppermost median region of the abdomen.
Supplement
In anatomy, the epigastric region is just above the umbilical region of the abdomen.
Related forms: epigastric (adjective)
Compare: hypogastrium
Synonyms:

  • epigastrium
  • regio epigastrica


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