gastric

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adjective gas·tric \ˈga-strik\

Definition of gastric

  1. :  of or relating to the stomach

Examples of gastric in a Sentence

  1. gastric problems caused by stress

Origin and Etymology of gastric

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


First Known Use: 1656


GASTRIC Defined for English Language Learners

gastric

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adjective gas·tric \ˈga-strik\

Definition of gastric for English Language Learners

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


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gastric

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adjective gas·tric \ˈgas-trik\

Medical Definition of gastric

  1. :  of or relating to the stomach


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