noun, plural hy·po·gas·tri·a [hahy-puh-gas-tree-uh]. /ˌhaɪ pəˈgæs tri ə/. Anatomy.
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Example sentences from the Web for hypogastrium
The legs should be encased in sterilized towels or linen stockings, and towels placed on the hypogastrium (Fig. 29).
With the palm of the hand upward pressure is made, counter-pressure being exerted by the other hand over the lower hypogastrium.
They showed a bewildered and comic embarrassment as the attendant directed them to bare the hypogastrium.
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
Heavy, all-gone sort of feeling low down in hypogastrium; color of stool was dark brown with pieces of undigested food in it.