gastritis

noun
gas·tri·tis | \ga-ˈstrī-təs \

Definition of gastritis 

: inflammation especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach

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Allakos, which takes aim at diseases like eosinophilic gastritis, an inflammatory condition causing symptoms such as diarrhea and pain, took in at least $142 million. Christopher Zinsli, WSJ, "Five Drug Startups Reveal Plans to Join Biotech IPO Blitz," 22 June 2018 In one of the camps, doctors found that about 30 percent of villagers suffered from symptoms—including joint pain, gastritis, problems breathing and ulcers—connected to waterborne diseases. Adam Matthews, Newsweek, "The Environmental Crisis in Your Closet," 13 Aug. 2015 In poorer communities, such as the San Juan neighborhood of Carolina and the mountain town of Canovanas, doctors are seeing worrying numbers of patients with conjunctivitis and gastritis brought on by contaminated water and poor hygiene. Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com, "Hurricane Ophelia slowly heads toward Ireland, Azores," 12 Oct. 2017 In poorer communities, such as the San Juan neighborhood of Carolina and the mountain town of Canovanas, doctors are seeing worrying numbers of patients with conjunctivitis and gastritis brought on by contaminated water and poor hygiene. Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com, "Hurricane Ophelia slowly heads toward Ireland, Azores," 12 Oct. 2017 In poorer communities, such as the San Juan neighborhood of Carolina and the mountain town of Canovanas, doctors are seeing worrying numbers of patients with conjunctivitis and gastritis brought on by contaminated water and poor hygiene. Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com, "Hurricane Ophelia slowly heads toward Ireland, Azores," 12 Oct. 2017 In poorer communities, such as the San Juan neighborhood of Carolina and the mountain town of Canovanas, doctors are seeing worrying numbers of patients with conjunctivitis and gastritis brought on by contaminated water and poor hygiene. Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com, "Hurricane Ophelia slowly heads toward Ireland, Azores," 12 Oct. 2017 In poorer communities, such as the San Juan neighborhood of Carolina and the mountain town of Canovanas, doctors are seeing worrying numbers of patients with conjunctivitis and gastritis brought on by contaminated water and poor hygiene. Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com, "Hurricane Ophelia slowly heads toward Ireland, Azores," 12 Oct. 2017 In poorer communities, such as the San Juan neighborhood of Carolina and the mountain town of Canovanas, doctors are seeing worrying numbers of patients with conjunctivitis and gastritis brought on by contaminated water and poor hygiene. Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com, "Hurricane Ophelia slowly heads toward Ireland, Azores," 12 Oct. 2017

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1806, in the meaning defined above

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gastritis

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English Language Learners Definition of gastritis

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

gastritis

noun
gas·tri·tis | \ga-ˈstrīt-əs \

Medical Definition of gastritis 

: inflammation especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach

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