Definition of Pit of the stomach

1. Noun. A slight depression in the midline just below the sternum (where a blow can affect the solar plexus).

Exact synonyms: Epigastric Fossa
Group relationships: Breadbasket, Stomach, Tum, Tummy
Generic synonyms: Fossa, Pit



Pit Of The Stomach Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Pit Of The Stomach Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pit Of The Stomach

pit-yakkas
pit adder
pit adders
pit against
pit and fissure caries
pit and fissure sealants
pit bull
pit bull terrier
pit bulls
pit lane
pit lanes
pit of atlas for dens
pit of head of femur
pit of stomach
pit of the stomach (current term)
pit out
pit prop
pit run
pit stop
pit viper
pit vipers
pita
pita bread
pitahaya
pitahaya cactus
pitahayas
pitanga
pitapat
pitapats

Literary usage of Pit of the stomach

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

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1879)
"The operator then kneels astride the patient's hips and presses both hands below the pit of the stomach, with the balls of the thumbs resting on each side ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1839)
"... a deficiency of the lower third of the sternum and upper part of the wall of the abdomen, as far as midway between the pit of the stomach and navel. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"Pain in the pit of the stomach, with burning soreness on pressure, ... Griping deep in the region of the pit of the stomach, aggravated by deep breathing ..."

4. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1875)
"A pressure in the pit of the stomach,in part gnawing,1.—*Hard pressure in the stomach after cating(i), and also later,7.—Distress as if caused by ..."

5. The Lancet (1842)
"In such cases, the sufferers are not troubled with the gnawing, binding pain at the pit of the stomach, which characterises the other variety of pyrosis. ..."

6. The London Medical Gazette (1830)
"... a sense of ' oppression and sinking at the pit of the stomach,'— were almost invariably relieved, or totally removed, by a few doses of the medicine. ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1879)
"The operator then kneels astride the patient's hips and presses both hands below the pit of the stomach, with the balls of the thumbs resting on each side ..."

8. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1839)
"... a deficiency of the lower third of the sternum and upper part of the wall of the abdomen, as far as midway between the pit of the stomach and navel. ..."

9. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"Pain in the pit of the stomach, with burning soreness on pressure, ... Griping deep in the region of the pit of the stomach, aggravated by deep breathing ..."

10. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1875)
"A pressure in the pit of the stomach,in part gnawing,1.—*Hard pressure in the stomach after cating(i), and also later,7.—Distress as if caused by ..."

11. The Lancet (1842)
"In such cases, the sufferers are not troubled with the gnawing, binding pain at the pit of the stomach, which characterises the other variety of pyrosis. ..."

12. The London Medical Gazette (1830)
"... a sense of ' oppression and sinking at the pit of the stomach,'— were almost invariably relieved, or totally removed, by a few doses of the medicine. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Pit of the stomach

Search for Pit of the stomach on Dictionary.com!Search for Pit of the stomach on Thesaurus.com!Search for Pit of the stomach on Google!Search for Pit of the stomach on Wikipedia!

Search