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gastric British & World English

Of the stomach

gastric English Thesaurus

he suffers from excessive gastric acid

gastric flu British & World English

A short-lived stomach disorder of unknown cause, popularly attributed to a virus

gastric band British & World English

(In the surgical treatment of obesity) a silicone device placed around the upper section of the stomach, creating a small pouch above the band and thereby restricting the amount of food that can be comfortably eaten

gastric juice British & World English

A thin, clear, virtually colourless acid fluid secreted by the stomach glands and active in promoting digestion

nasogastric British & World English

Reaching or supplying the stomach via the nose