Epigastric region


noun, plural: epigastria

An anatomical term used to refer to the uppermost median region of the abdomen.


In anatomy, the epigastric region is just above the umbilical region of the abdomen.

Related forms: epigastric (adjective)

Compare: hypogastrium


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