hypochondrium etymology

English word hypochondrium comes from Ancient Greek ὑπό, Ancient Greek χόνδρος

Detailed word origin of hypochondrium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ὑπό Ancient Greek (grc)
χόνδρος Ancient Greek (grc)
ὑποχόνδριον Ancient Greek (grc)
hypochondrium New Latin (la-new)
hypochondrium English (eng) (anatomy) The upper region of the abdomen, below the lower ribs, each side of the epigastrium.

Words with the same origin as hypochondrium

Descendants of ὑπό
hypaethral hypalbuminemia hypapophysis hyphen hyphenate hypo hypoactive hypochondriac hypocrisy hypocrite hypodermic hypodontia hypofilamentous hypoiodite hypomyelinated hypophyseal hyposecretion hypospray hyposthenia hypotension hypotensive hypothalamectomy hypothalamus hypothermia hypovolemic
Descendants of χόνδρος
chondrigen chondrite chondro- chondrule