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ep·i·gas·tri·um

 (ĕp′ĭ-găs′trē-əm)
n. pl. ep·i·gas·tri·a (-trē-ə)
The upper middle region of the abdomen.

[New Latin, from Greek epigastrion, from neuter of epigastrios, over the belly : epi-, epi- + gastēr, gastr-, stomach.]

ep′i·gas′tric (-trĭk) adj.
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epigastrium

(ˌɛpɪˈɡæstrɪəm)
n, pl -tria (-trɪə)
(Anatomy) the upper middle part of the abdomen, above the navel and below the breast
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek epi- + gastrion, from gastēr stomach]
ˌepiˈgastric, ˌepiˈgastrial adj
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ep•i•gas•tri•um

(ˌɛp ɪˈgæs tri əm)

n., pl. -tri•a (-tri ə)
the upper and median part of the abdomen, lying over the stomach.
[1675–85; < New Latin < Greek epigástrion, n. use of neuter of epigástrios over the stomach. See epi-, gastro-]
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Noun1.epigastrium - the region lying on or over the stomach (just below the sternum)
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
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ep·i·gas·tri·um

n. epigastrio, región superior media del abdomen.
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