Meaning of EPIGASTRIUM in English

EPIGASTRIUM

ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈgastrēəm noun

also ep·i·gas·trae·um -ˌgaˈstrēəm

( plural epigas·tria -ˈgastrēə)

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek epigastrion, from epi- + gastrion, diminutive of gastr-, gastēr stomach

1. : the epigastric region

2. : the ventral side of the mesothorax and metathorax of an insect

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