gastro-

a combining form meaning “stomach,” used in the formation of compound words: gastrology.
Also, especially before a vowel, gastr-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form of gastḗr

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gastro- or (often before a vowel) gastr-
 
combining form
stomach: gastroenteritis; gastritis
 
[from Greek gastēr]
 
gastr- or (often before a vowel) gastr-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek gastēr]

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Medical Dictionary

gastro- or gastr-
pref.
Stomach; gastric: gastritis.

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Example sentences
The gastro-pub has extensive menus for both food and drink.
But as these chefs' experiences in this country show, gastro-culture shock works in both directions.
We've had a gastro reflex test and a sleep test done and both turned up negative.
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