gastric

adjective gas·tric \ ˈga-strik \
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of gastric

: of or relating to the stomach

Examples of gastric in a Sentence

  1. gastric problems caused by stress

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Origin and Etymology of gastric

Greek gastr-, gastēr, alteration of *grastēr, from gran to gnaw, eat


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Definition of gastric for English Language Learners

  • medical : of, relating to, or located near the stomach


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gastric

adjective gas·tric \ ˈgas-trik \

medical Definition of gastric

: of or relating to the stomach

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