- Of the stomach: a gastric ulcer gastric acid secretionMore 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.
mid 17th century: from modern Latin gastricus, from Greek gastēr, gastr- 'stomach'.