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Hypogastric region

Definition
”noun, plural: hypogastria”
An anatomical term used to refer to the lowermost median region of the abdomen.
Supplement
In anatomy, the hypogastric region is located below the umbilical region of the abdomen. Another term for hypogastric region is hypogastrium.
Compare: epigastrium
Synonym:

  • hypogastrium


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