Definition of stomachic in English:

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stomachic

Pronunciation: /stəˈmakik/
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adjective

1Promoting the appetite or assisting digestion.
Example sentences
  • A few medicinal properties of spices such as tonic, carminative, stomachic, diuretic, and antispasmodic have long been recognized.
  • The seeds are valued medicinally for their diuretic, demulcent and stomachic properties.
  • The juice is good for promoting digestion and all parts have stomachic properties, which can be augmented with small amounts of cinnamon and cloves.
1.1Relating to the stomach.
Example sentences
  • Their medicinal properties are similar, both helping digestion in stomachic weakness.
  • Another, with a more gradual deterioration of function, becomes a victim to nearly similar changes, with distressing stomachic pain, and unquenchable thirst; and he sinks, delirious under yellow fever.

noun

A medicine or tonic that promotes the appetite or assists digestion.
Example sentences
  • The use of the herb checks the head and eyes, like the leaves; hence the root should be accounted among the best stomachics.
  • It is one of the earliest medicinal herbs known in Europe, widely regarded as one of the best stomachics for young children.
  • Toxicity and side effects may be ameliorated if the drug is taken with green tea, diuretics, or stomachics.

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Syllabification: sto·mach·ic

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