lying upon, distributed over, or pertaining to the epigastrium.

1650–60; epigastr(ium) + -ic

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epigastrium (ˌɛpɪˈɡæstrɪəm)
n , pl -tria
the upper middle part of the abdomen, above the navel and below the breast
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek epi- + gastrion, from gastēr stomach]

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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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