epigastric

epigastric
Relating to the epigastrium.

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epi·gas·tric .ep-ə-'gas-trik adj
1) lying upon or over the stomach
2 a) of or relating to the anterior walls of the abdomen <\epigastric veins>
b) of or relating to the abdominal region lying between the hypochondriac regions and above the umbilical region <\epigastric distress>

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