Epigastric

Ep`i*gas"tric

(?), a. [Gr. over the belly; 'epi` upon + belly: cf. F. pigastrique.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to the epigastrium, or to the epigastric region.
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2. (Zol.) Over the stomach; -- applied to two of the areas of the carapace of crabs.
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Epigastric region. (Anat.) (a) The whole upper part of the abdomen. (b) An arbitrary division of the abdomen above the umbilical and between the two hypochondriac regions.
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