gastroparesis

noun
gas·tro·pa·re·sis | \ˌgas-trō-pə-ˈrē-səs \
plural gastropareses\-ˌsēz \

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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