Definition of Epigastric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the anterior walls of the abdomen. "Epigastric artery"

Partainyms: Abdominal Wall
Derivative terms: Epigastrium



2. Adjective. Lying on or over the stomach.
Partainyms: Epigastrium
Derivative terms: Epigastrium

Definition of Epigastric

1. a. Pertaining to the epigastrium, or to the epigastric region.

Definition of Epigastric

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the epigastrium ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epigastric

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Epigastric

1. Pertaining to the epigastrium. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epigastric

epifluorescence microscopes
epifluorescences
epifluorescent
epifluorohydrin
epifluorohydrins
epifocal
epigaea
epigaeal
epigaean
epigaeous
epigallocatechin
epigastralgia
epigastria
epigastrial
epigastric (current term)
epigastric angle
epigastric arteries
epigastric artery
epigastric fold
epigastric fossa
epigastric hernia
epigastric reflex
epigastric region
epigastric vein
epigastric veins
epigastric voice
epigastrium
epigastrius
epigastrocele

Literary usage of Epigastric

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"When the obturator arises from the epigastric, it is supplied with blood by branches, ... The epigastric receives its supply from the internal mammary and ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"The French were evidently aware of the frequent occurrence of gastric symptoms in cases of epigastric hernia, because many authors used the term of ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"When the obturator arises from the epigastric, it is supplied with blood by branches, ... The epigastric receives its supply from the internal mammary and ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"When the obturator arises from the epigastric it is supplied with blood by branches, ... The epigastric receives its supply from the internal mammary and ..."

5. Organizations by James G. March, Herbert Alexander Simon (1878)
"E IN THE epigastric REGION. 1. Diaphragmatic. 2. epigastric. ... epigastric HERNIA. In this variety of the disease, the protrusion occurs in or near the ..."

6. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1901)
"epigastric PAIN BY HENRY WALD BETTMAN, MD. CINCINNATI It has long occurred to me that, as chapters and even volumes are devoted to the subject of headache, ..."

7. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen, Marcus Beck, Raymond Johnson (1895)
"Femoral Artery, giving off, 4, Common Trunk of epigastric aud Obturator Arteries, ... It has the epigastric artery above and to its outer side ; and the ..."

8. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1835)
"2d, From the epigastric on both sides, - 21 35 56 1st, From the hypogastric on ... 191 males, and 157 females ; and from the epigastric or femoral in 152, ..."

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