from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the epigastrium

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the epigastrium, or to the epigastric region.
  • adj. Over the stomach; -- applied to two of the areas of the carapace of crabs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lying upon, distributed over, or pertaining to the abdomen or the stomach. Also, rarely, epigastræal, epigastral, epigastrial.
  • Superficial, a recurrent branch of the femoral supplying: the abdominal walls below the umbilicus.
  • Superior, the abdominal branch of the internal mammary.
  • n. An epigastric artery.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lying on or over the stomach
  • adj. of or relating to the anterior walls of the abdomen


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