gastroparesis

noun

gas·​tro·​pa·​re·​sis ˌgas-trō-pə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce gastroparesis (audio)
plural gastropareses -ˌsēz How to pronounce gastroparesis (audio)
: partial paralysis of the stomach
diabetic gastroparesis is characterized by a triad of postprandial symptoms: nausea, vomiting, and abdominal distensionG. F. Cahill et al.

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“Gastroparesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gastroparesis. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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