gastritis

noun
gas·​tri·​tis | \ ga-ˈstrī-təs How to pronounce gastritis (audio) \

Definition of gastritis

: inflammation especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach

Examples of gastritis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gordon was about to hit .333 in 42 games at Chattanooga before gastritis kicked in. Star Tribune, 9 Mar. 2021 But the gastritis remained an issue throughout the season, affecting his strength and endurance. Star Tribune, 9 Mar. 2021 Sloss filed for workers' compensation after he was diagnosed with chronic anxiety and gastritis. Joshua Bowling, The Arizona Republic, 3 Mar. 2021 Aid workers have found widespread disease in remote communities hammered by the twin storms, including fungal infections, gastritis and flulike sicknesses. New York Times, 4 Dec. 2020 His condition is described by the team as gastritis. Pat Graham, Star Tribune, 1 Aug. 2020 Coronavirus fears Miriam’s 15-year-old daughter, Julieth, suffers from migraines, asthma, chronic gastritis and tachycardia, a rapid heart-rate disorder. Silvia Foster-frau, ExpressNews.com, 4 June 2020 An autopsy found a large amount of plastic waste in her intestines that had caused gastritis and blood infection. USA TODAY, 23 Apr. 2020 An autopsy found a large amount of plastic waste in her intestines that had caused gastritis and blood infection. NBC News, 23 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of gastritis

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Gastritis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gastritis. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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gastritis

noun

English Language Learners Definition of gastritis

: a painful condition in which the inside surface of the stomach becomes inflamed

gastritis

noun
gas·​tri·​tis | \ ga-ˈstrīt-əs How to pronounce gastritis (audio) \

Medical Definition of gastritis

: inflammation especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach

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