gastroptosis

noun
gas·​trop·​to·​sis | \ ˌgas-ˌträp-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce gastroptosis (audio) \
plural gastroptoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce gastroptoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of gastroptosis

: abnormal sagging of the stomach into the lower abdomen

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“Gastroptosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gastroptosis. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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