epigastric fossa


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Noun1.epigastric fossa - a slight depression in the midline just below the sternum (where a blow can affect the solar plexus)
stomach, tum, tummy, breadbasket - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
fossa, pit - a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)