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gastric
American English: /ˈɡæstrɪk/
British English: /ˈɡastrɪk/

Translation of gastric in Spanish:

adjective

  • 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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