gastr-

combining form
variants: or

gastro-

or less commonly

gastri-

Definition of gastr-

  1. 1 :  stomach gastrectomy

  2. 2 :  gastric and gastrointestinal

Origin and Etymology of gastr-

Greek, from gastr-, gastēr


Medical Dictionary

gastr-

combining form
variants: or

gastro-

also

gastri-

Medical Definition of gastr-

  1. 1:  belly :  stomach gastritis

  2. 2:  gastric and gastrointestinal


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