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stomachic

[stoh-mak-ik] /stoʊˈmæk ɪk/
adjective, Also, stomachical
1.
of or pertaining to the stomach; gastric.
2.
beneficial to the stomach; stimulating gastric digestion; sharpening the appetite.
noun
3.
a stomachic agent or drug.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin stomachicus < Greek stomachikós. See stomach, -ic
Related forms
stomachically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for stomachic

stomachic

/stəˈmækɪk/
adjective
1.
stimulating gastric activity
2.
of or relating to the stomach
noun
3.
a stomachic medicine
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stomachic in Medicine

stomachic sto·mach·ic (stə-māk'ĭk)
n.
An agent that improves appetite and digestion. adj.

  1. Of or relating to the stomach.

  2. Beneficial to or stimulating digestion in the stomach.

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