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Medical Term:

hypochondrium

Pronunciation: hi'po-kon'dre-um, -a

Synonym(s): hypochondriac region

[L. fr. G. hypochondrion, abdomen, belly, from hypo, under, + chondros, cartilage (of ribs)]

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