noun, plural ep·i·gas·tri·a [ep-i-gas-tree-uh] /ˌɛp ɪˈgæs tri ə/. Anatomy.
- epigastric artery,
- epigastric fossa,
- epigastric hernia,
Origin of epigastrium
Examples from the Web for epigastrium
The first of them is what is called the epigastrium in the table.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
Sometimes warm fomentations, at other times a light ice-bag over the epigastrium, afford marked relief of the pain.
The epigastrium was somewhat tender, but there were no marked symptoms.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
The ingestion of food and pressure upon the epigastrium have no constant effect upon the pain.
Slight pain in epigastrium, coming and going at intervals of a few minutes.