noun, plural hy·po·gas·tri·a [hahy-puh-gas-tree-uh] /ˌhaɪ pəˈgæs tri ə/. Anatomy.
- hypogastric artery,
- hypogastric nerve,
- hypogastric vein,
Origin of hypogastrium
Examples from the Web for hypogastrium
The legs should be encased in sterilized towels or linen stockings, and towels placed on the hypogastrium (Fig. 29).
What Parts are there contain'd in the Hypogastrium, and of what Place are they possest?The Compleat Surgeon, or the Whole Art of Surgery Explain'd in a Most Familiar Method|Charles Gabriel Le Clerc
Heavy, all-gone sort of feeling low down in hypogastrium; color of stool was dark brown with pieces of undigested food in it.
Pressure on the hypogastrium, or the use of a strong probe as a hook, will generally suffice to dislodge it.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
They showed a bewildered and comic embarrassment as the attendant directed them to bare the hypogastrium.