gastritis

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noun gas·tri·tis \ga-ˈstrī-təs\

Definition of gastritis

  1. :  inflammation especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach

1806

First Known Use of gastritis

1806


GASTRITIS Defined for English Language Learners

gastritis

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noun gas·tri·tis \ga-ˈstrī-təs\

Definition of gastritis for English Language Learners

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


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gastritis

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noun gas·tri·tis \ga-ˈstrīt-əs\

Medical Definition of gastritis

  1. :  inflammation especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach


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