Hypogastric region
Hypogastric Hyp`o*gas"tric, a. [Cf. F. hypogastrique. See {Hypogastrium}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the hypogastrium or the hypogastric region. [1913 Webster]

{Hypogastric region}. (a) The lower part of the abdomen. (b) An arbitrary division of the abdomen below the umbilical and between the two iliac regions. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hypogastric — Hyp o*gas tric, a. [Cf. F. hypogastrique. See {Hypogastrium}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the hypogastrium or the hypogastric region. [1913 Webster] {Hypogastric region}. (a) The lower part of the abdomen. (b) An arbitrary division of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypogastric — adjective Etymology: French hypogastrique, from hypogastre hypogastric region, from Greek hypogastrion, from hypo + gastr , gastēr belly more at gastric Date: circa 1656 of or relating to the lower median region of the abdomen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hypogastric — can refer to: * The hypogastrium, a region of the abdomen * The hypogastric artery , an old name for the internal iliac artery * The hypogastric vein , an old name for the internal iliac vein * The hypogastric lymph nodes , also called the… …   Wikipedia

  • hypogastric — Relating to the hypogastrium. * * * hy·po·gas·tric .hī pə gas trik adj 1) of or relating to the lower median abdominal region <hypogastric arteriograms> 2) relating to or situated along or near the internal iliac arteries or the internal… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypogastric —   a. pertaining to lower middle abdominal region.    ♦ hypogastrium, n. that region …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hypogastric — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at hypo +|gastrik adjective Etymology: French hypogastrique, from Middle French, from hypogastre hypogastrium (from Greek hypogastrion) + ique ic : of or relating to the lower median region of the abdomen see abdominal region… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Umbilical region — Umbilical Um*bil ic*al, a. [Cf. F. ombilical. See {Umbilic}, n.] 1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to an umbilicus, or umbilical cord; umbilic. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the center; central. [R.] De Foe. [1913 Webster] {Umbilical cord}. (a) (Anat …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iliac region — Iliac Il i*ac, a. [Cf. F. iliaque. See {Ileum}, and cf. {Jade} a stone.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery. [Written also {ileac}.] [1913 Webster] 2. See {Ileac}, 1. [R.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Umbilical region — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = regio umbilicalis GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Surface lines of the front of the thorax and abdomen. Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre …   Wikipedia

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