Epigastrium

(From Epigastrium 3542 upon, or above, and the stomach). The upper fore part of the belly; reaching from the pit of the stomach to an imaginary line above the navel, supposed to be drawn from one extremity of the last of the false ribs to the other. Its sides are called hypochondria, and are covered by the false ribs, betwixt which lies the epigastrium.

Epigenema

(From Epigenema 3544 to generate anew).

Sometimes it signifies an adventitious symptom; at others any thing added, as a fur on the tongue.

Epiginomena

(From Epiginomena 3545 to succeed, or supervene). Those symptoms which naturally succeed, or may be expected in the progress of a disease (Galen); but Foesius considers them as accessions of some new affection, which never happened but in stubborn and malignant disease. See Epiphaenomena.

Epiglossum

(From Epiglossum 3546 upon, and the tongue; from a less leaf growing above a larger in the shape of a tongue). See Laurus Alexandrina.

Epiglottis

(From Epiglottis 3548 and the aperture

See Aspera arteria.

Epiglottum

(From Epiglottum 3550 ). An instrument mentioned by Paracelsus for elevating the eye lids, resembling in shape the epiglottis.

Epiglutis

(From ' Epiglutis 3551 and the buitock ).

The superior part of the buttock.

Epigonatis

(From Epigonatis 3553 and a knee). See

Patella.

Epigonon

(From Epigonon 3555 to proceed upon).

See Epicyema.

Epigonides

(From Epigonides 3556 and the knee). The muscles inserted into the knees.

Epimelis

(From Epimelis 3559 and an apple). See

Amamelis.

Epimorios

(From Epimorios 3561 and to divide). In

Galen it is an epithet of the difference of pulse with respect to the inequality of their time in beating. 4 K2

Epimulis

(From Epimulis 3563 and a knee). Sec

Patella.