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gastroparesis

noun gas·tro·pa·re·sis \ ˌgas-trō-pə-ˈrē-səs \

medical Definition of gastroparesis

plural gastropareses play \-ˌsēz\
: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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