noun, plural ep·i·gas·tri·a [ep-i-gas-tree-uh]. /ˌɛp ɪˈgæs tri ə/. Anatomy.
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Immediately he received a blow in the epigastrium that stretched him almost insensible on the floor.Cashel Byron's Profession|George Bernard Shaw
The voice emanated from the epigastrium of a huge fellow-wanderer in this wilderness, who was mounted upon a fiery steed.
It was then that the right hand was made to grip the left and press it more energetically than ever against the epigastrium.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
Of all applications to the epigastrium, a cold wet towel occasionally sprinkled with chloroform is the best.
External applications to the epigastrium usually afford some relief to nausea at any stage of yellow fever.