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gastrocolic

[gas-troh-kol-ik] /ˌgæs troʊˈkɒl ɪk/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
of, pertaining to, or involving the stomach and colon.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; gastro- + colic
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  • The best times are usually after meals as the gastrocolic reflex can help with having a bowel movement.
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gastrocolic

/ˌɡæstrəʊˈkɒlɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the stomach and colon: gastrocolic reflex
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gastrocolic in Medicine

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

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