Definition of gastric in English:

gastric

Syllabification: gas·tric
Pronunciation: /ˈgastrik
 
/

adjective

Of the stomach.
More example sentences
  • Peptic ulcer is the collective name for duodenal ulcers or gastric ulcers.
  • John researched the pathogenesis of gastric and duodenal ulcer disease.
  • Cigarette smoking strongly predisposes to both duodenal ulcer and gastric cancer.
Synonyms

Origin

mid 17th century: from modern Latin gastricus, from Greek gastēr, gastr- 'stomach'.

Definition of gastric in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day envenom
Pronunciation: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous