Above the diaphragm.

* * *

su·pra·di·a·phrag·mat·ic .sü-prə-.dī-ə-.frag-'mat-ik, -frə(g)- adj situated or performed from above the diaphragm <\supradiaphragmatic vagotomy>
su·pra·di·a·phrag·mat·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv

* * *

su·pra·di·a·phrag·mat·ic (soo″prə-di″ə-frag-matґik) superior to the diaphragm.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • supradiaphragmatic — su·pra·diaphragmatic …   English syllables

  • supradiaphragmatic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • supradiaphragmatic diverticulum — epiphrenic d …   Medical dictionary

  • Lymphoma — Tumor of the lymphoid tissue. Diagnosis is by biopsy. Treatment may be chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or medication, depending on the age of the patient and type of tumor. * * * Any neoplasm of lymphoid tissue; in general use, synonymous with… …   Medical dictionary

  • sympathectomy — Excision of a segment of a sympathetic nerve or of one or more sympathetic ganglia. SYN: sympathetectomy, sympathicectomy. [sympath + G. ektome, excision] chemical s. destruction of the periareterial sympathet …   Medical dictionary

  • epiphrenic diverticulum — a diverticulum of the esophagus just above the diaphragm; called also supradiaphragmatic d …   Medical dictionary

  • supradiaphragmatically — adverb see supradiaphragmatic …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.