Definition of hypogastric in English:

hypogastric

adjective

Anatomy
  • See hypogastrium

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Pain is conducted along the paracervical or inferior hypogastric plexus.’
    • ‘Sensory afferent nerve fibers for pelvic organs, including the bladder, are found within the hypogastric and pelvic nerves.’

Pronunciation

hypogastric

/ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)ˈɡastrɪk/