Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating

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 of gastric ulcer
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for gastric-ulcer

gastric ulcer

an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining the stomach Compare peptic ulcer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
gastric-ulcer in Medicine

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for gastric

Scrabble Words With Friends