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epigastrium

  

      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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n.
(Medical) repetitive fits or crises : sign of vital distress
Status epilepticus, asthmiticus
exp.
dans la sécheresse, on découvre les bonnes sources, dans la détresse, les bons amis
c'est dans le malheur, que l'on connaît ses vrais amis
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