Associations to the word «Gastric»


GASTRIC, adjective. Of or relating to the stomach.
GASTRIC ACID, noun. (biochemistry) The acidic secretion of the stomach; mostly hydrochloric acid
GASTRIC ANGLE, noun. (anatomy): An angular portion of the stomach between the lesser curvature and the pylorus.
GASTRIC ANGLES, noun. Plural of gastric angle
GASTRIC BAND, noun. An inflatable silicone device placed around the top portion of the stomach to treat obesity, intended to slow consumption of food and thus reduce the amount of food consumed.
GASTRIC BANDS, noun. Plural of gastric band
GASTRIC CANCER, noun. Cancer of the stomach.
GASTRIC FEVER, noun. (archaic) typhoid fever
GASTRIC JUICE, noun. (biology) A secretion of the gastric glands that includes hydrochloric acid, pepsinogen and mucus.
GASTRIC REFLUX, noun. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
GASTRIC ULCER, noun. (pathology) A peptic ulcer located at stomach.

Dictionary definition

GASTRIC, adjective. Relating to or involving the stomach; "gastric ulcer".

Wise words

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