hourglass stomach

noun

hour·​glass stomach ˈau̇(ə)r-ˌglas How to pronounce hourglass stomach (audio)
: a stomach divided into two communicating cavities by a circular constriction usually caused by the scar tissue around an ulcer

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“Hourglass stomach.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hourglass%20stomach. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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