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n. pl. hy·po·chon·dri·a (-drē-ə)
The upper lateral region of the abdomen, marked by the lower ribs.
[New Latin, from Greek hupokhondrion, abdomen; see hypochondria.]
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n, pl -dria (-drɪə)
(Anatomy) anatomy the upper region of the abdomen on each side of the epigastrium, just below the lowest ribs
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek hupokhondrion; see hypochondria]
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hy•po•chon•dri•um(ˌhaɪ pəˈkɒn dri əm)
n., pl. -dri•a (-dri ə)
either of two regions of the upper abdomen, around the lower ribs.
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|Noun||1.||hypochondrium - the upper region of the abdomen just below the lowest ribs on either side of the epigastrium|
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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n. hipocondrio, parte del abdomen a cada lado del epigastrio.
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