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epigastric

[ep-i-gas-trik] /ˌɛp ɪˈgæs trɪk/
adjective
1.
lying upon, distributed over, or pertaining to the epigastrium.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; epigastr(ium) + -ic
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  • The middle region of the upper zone is called the epigastric, and the two lateral regions the right and left hypochondriac.
  • It is situated in the epigastric and left hypochondriac regions.
  • During pregnancy the uterus becomes enormously enlarged, and in the eighth month reaches the epigastric region.

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