gastric

[gas-trik]
adjective
pertaining to the stomach.

Origin:
1650–60; gastr- + -ic

postgastric, adjective
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gastric (ˈɡæstrɪk)
 
adj
of, relating to, near, or involving the stomach: gastric pains

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Word Origin & History

gastric
1656, from Gk. gaster (gen. gastros) "stomach," by dissimilation from gran "to gnaw, eat." Gastronomy (1814) coined 1800 in Fr. as gastronomie by Joseph de Berchoux (1762-1838) as title of poem on good living, after Gastrologia, title of a now-lost poem of antiquity, quoted by Athenaeus, from gastro-
"stomach" + logos "discourse."
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Medical Dictionary

gastric gas·tric (gās'trĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or associated with the stomach.

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Science Dictionary
gastric   (gās'trĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or involving the stomach.
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Cultural Dictionary

gastric definition


A descriptive term for things pertaining to the stomach.

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Example sentences
The stomach was noted empty at the time of surgery and no gastric contents were
  seen in the abdomen.
Between the layers of the lesser omentum, where they are attached to the
  stomach, run the right and left gastric vessels.
Some symptoms are similar to those of gastric ulcers, although not everyone
  with these symptoms has an ulcer.
The tests, such as a gastric or intestinal tissue culture or biopsy, determine
  if the virus is in the tissue.
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