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gastrocolic Syllabification: gas·tro·col·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɡastrōˈkälik/

Definition of gastrocolic in English:


Of or relating to the stomach and the colon.
Example sentences
  • The gastrocolic and hepatogastric ligaments are seen in this section.
  • This fusion effectively creates the gastrocolic ligament by connecting the stomach to the transverse colon.
  • On the assumption that an exaggerated gastrocolic reflex is indeed the problem, you can address it in two ways.
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