gastroparesis

noun
gas·​tro·​pa·​re·​sis | \ ˌgas-trō-pə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce gastroparesis (audio) \
plural gastropareses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce gastropareses (audio) \

Medical Definition of gastroparesis

: partial paralysis of the stomach diabetic gastroparesis is characterized by a triad of postprandial symptoms: nausea, vomiting, and abdominal distension— G. F. Cahill et al

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“Gastroparesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gastroparesis. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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