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noun, plural: epigastria

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


In anatomy, the epigastrium is just above the umbilical region of the abdomen. The term epigastrium is used to refer to a region or zone and not to any specific organ.

Related forms: epigastric (adjective)

Compare: hypogastrium