Epicolic Ep`i*col"ic, a. [Pref. epi- + Gr. ? colon.] (Anat.) Situated upon or over the colon; -- applied to the region of the abdomen adjacent to the colon. [1913 Webster]

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  • epicolic — |epə̇, |epē+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary epi + colic (of the colon) : situated upon or over the colon used especially of the region of the abdomen adjacent to the colon * * * epicolic, a. Anat. (ɛpɪˈkɒlɪk) [f. epi +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • epicolic — epi·colic …   English syllables

  • epicolic —   a. applied to lower abdomen lying over the colon …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • epicolic lymph nodes — minute lymph nodes situated on the wall of the colon and sometimes in the epiploic appendices …   Medical dictionary

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