adjective Anatomy.
of, pertaining to, or involving the stomach and colon.

1840–50; gastro- + colic Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
gastrocolic (ˌɡæstrəʊˈkɒlɪk)
of or relating to the stomach and colon: gastrocolic reflex

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Medical Dictionary

gastrocolic gas·tro·col·ic (gās'trō-kŏl'ĭk, -kō'lĭk)
Relating to the stomach and the colon.

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Example sentences
The best times are usually after meals as the gastrocolic reflex can help with having a bowel movement.
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