gastric ulcer

noun Pathology.
a peptic ulcer located in the stomach's inner wall, caused in part by the corrosive action of the gastric juice on the mucous membrane.

Origin:
1905–10

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gastric ulcer
 
n
Compare peptic ulcer an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining the stomach

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gastric ulcer n.
An ulcer in the mucous membrane of the stomach.

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Gastritis may progress to a gastric ulcer, requiring additional treatment.
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