Definition of hypogastrium in English:
noun (plural hypogastria ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)ˈɡastrɪə)Anatomy
The part of the central abdomen which is situated below the region of the stomach.
- We used a trocarless puncture in the hypogastrium to pass the distal aortic clamp.
- A clinical diagnosis of haemangioma of the pariet al wall of the hypogastrium was made.
- The jejunum is localised mostly in the left mesogastrium; the ileum in the right meso- and hypogastrium.
- Example sentences
- The surgeon identifies and suture ligates the ipsilateral hypogastric artery and exposes the ureter.
- She underwent a total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral hypogastric artery ligation.
- Then, he or she sutures the donor kidney's renal artery and the recipient's hypogastric artery using a vascular suture.
Definition of hypogastrium in:
- US English dictionary
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