epigastric distress definition, epigastric distress meaning | English dictionary



      n   pl   , -tria   the upper middle part of the abdomen, above the navel and below the breast  
     (C17: from New Latin, from Greek epi- + gastrion, from gaster stomach)  
   epigastric, epigastrial             adj  
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Cardio vascular distress
(Medical) repetitive fits or crises : sign of vital distress
Status epilepticus, asthmiticus
to feel or cause to feel great sorrow or distress, esp. at the death of someone 2 tr Obsolete to inflict injury, hardship, or sorrow on (C13: from Old French grever, from Latin gravare to burden, from gravis heavy) ♦ griever n ♦ grieving n, adj ♦ grievingly adv


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