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gastritis Syllabification: gas·tri·tis
Pronunciation: /ɡaˈstrīdəs/

Definition of gastritis in English:


Inflammation of the lining of the stomach.
Example sentences
  • Endoscopy revealed retained food in the stomach but no evidence of pyloric stenosis, gastritis, or peptic ulcer.
  • When the bacteria do cause symptoms, they're usually either symptoms of gastritis or peptic ulcer disease.
  • In some people, it can hurt the stomach lining, leading to gastritis and ulcers.
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