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gastric ulcer

noun, Pathology
1.
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
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • Gastritis may progress to a gastric ulcer, requiring additional treatment.
British Dictionary definitions for gastric ulcer

gastric ulcer

noun
1.
an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining the stomach Compare peptic ulcer
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gastric ulcer in Medicine

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

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