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

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  • 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 — 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 — 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 — /huy peuh gas trik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or situated in the hypogastrium. [1605 15; < NL hypogastricus. See HYPOGASTRIUM, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypogastric — adjective Of or pertaining to the hypogastrium …   Wiktionary

  • hypogastric — adj. of the hypogastrium, pertaining to the central and lower abdominal area (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypogastric — hy·po·gas·tric …   English syllables

  • hypogastric — /haɪpəˈgæstrɪk/ (say huypuh gastrik) adjective 1. situated below the stomach. 2. of or relating to the hypogastrium …   Australian English 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

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