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hourglass stomach

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noun hour·glass stomach \ˈau̇(ə)r-ˌglas\

Medical Definition of hourglass stomach

  1. :  a stomach divided into two communicating cavities by a circular constriction usually caused by the scar tissue around an ulcer




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