epigastric fossa

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epigastric fossa n.
The slight depression in the midline below the sternum. Also called pit of the stomach.

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epigastric fossa

noun
a slight depression in the midline just below the sternum (where a blow can affect the solar plexus) [syn: pit of the stomach
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