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Hypogastrium

Definition

noun, plural: hypogastria"

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


Supplement

In anatomy, the hypogastrium is located below the umbilical region of the abdomen. The term hypogastrium is used to refer to a region or zone and not to any specific organ.


Related forms: hypogastric (adjective)

Compare: epigastrium

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