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gastric

Line breaks: gas|tric
Pronunciation: /ˈɡastrɪk
 
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Definition of gastric in English:

adjective

Of the stomach: a gastric ulcer gastric acid secretion
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.
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Origin

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

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