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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the hypogastrium.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the hypogastrium or the hypogastric region.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy, situated below the stomach; specifically, of or pertaining to the hypogastrium.


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hypo- +‎ gastric


  • The pudendal nerve supplies the clitoris but the pelvic, hypogastric and vagus nerves serve the pelvis region.

    Suzie Heumann: Enlightened Sex: Movement For Freeing Orgasm

  • Neurectomies involving the pelvic, hypogastric, ovarian and abdominal vagus nerves were performed, and then uterine whole-mounts examined for sensory nerves containing calcitonin gene-related peptide.

    In Defense of the Hysterectomy

  • Rats with vagal, pelvic, hypogastric and ovarian neurectomies exhibited a marked decrease in calcitonin gene-related peptide-immunoreactive nerves in the uterus relative to rats with pelvic, hypogastric, and ovarian neurectomies with intact vagus nerves.

    In Defense of the Hysterectomy

  • If a patient pass blood and clots in his urine, and have strangury, and if a pain seize the hypogastric region and perineum, the parts about the bladder are affected.


  • In all diseases it is better that the umbilical and hypogastric regions preserve their fullness; and it is a bad sign when they are very slender and emaciated; in the latter case it is dangerous to administer purgatives.


  • The hypogastric plexus serves many of the upper intestinal organs and the stomach.

    Meditation as Medicine

  • The nervous system serves the abdominal organs primarily through the hypogastric and celiac nerve plexuses.

    Meditation as Medicine

  • In that eventuality, she would have to operate to tie off the hypogastric arteries that carried the blood to the womb, and if that didn't work, then she'd have to perform an emergency hysterectomy, or the woman would bleed to death.

    The Silent Cradle

  • The one pole should be connected with the head-electrode, the other, by means of the surface board, applied alternately, to the epigastrium, chiefly, and to the hypogastric region.

    The Electric Bath

  • The first are excessive activity of the ovarian nerves, derived from the hypogastric plexus; paralysis of uterine vaso-motor nerves, as a secondary result of this excessive action: exhaustion of these same vaso-motor nerves, as an element of general nervous exhaustion.

    The Education of American Girls


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