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gastritis

[ga-strahy-tis] /gæˈstraɪ tɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the stomach, especially of its mucous membrane.
Origin of gastritis
1800-1810
1800-10; < New Latin; see gastr-, -itis
Related forms
gastritic
[ga-strit-ik] /gæˈstrɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gastritis

gastritis

/ɡæsˈtraɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the lining of the stomach
Derived Forms
gastritic (ɡæsˈtrɪtɪk) adjective
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Word Origin and History for gastritis
n.

1806, medical Latin, from gastro- + -itis. Coined by French pathologist François-Boissier de la Croix de Sauvages (1706-1767).

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gastritis in Medicine

gastritis gas·tri·tis (gā-strī'tĭs)
n.
Chronic or acute inflammation of the stomach, especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach.

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