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hypogastrium

Saltos de línea: hypo|gas¦trium
Pronunciación: /ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)ˈɡastrɪəm
 
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Definición de hypogastrium en inglés:

sustantivo (plural hypogastria /-rɪə/)

Anatomy
The part of the central abdomen which is situated below the region of the stomach.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origen

late 17th century: modern Latin, from Greek hupogastrion, from hupo 'under' + gastēr 'belly'.

Derivados

hypogastric

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adjetivo
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.

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