Definitions

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  • adj. Below the diaphragm

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lying beneath the diaphragm.

Etymologies

sub- +‎ phrenic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Initial plain abdominal X-ray done in emergency room showing a huge faecal impaction extending from the pelvis upwards to the left subphrenic space and from the left towards the right flank, measuring over 40 cm in length and 33 cm in width.

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