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Definition of "gastric" []

  • Of, relating to, or associated with the stomach. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gastric" in a sentence
  • ""Digital image processing of intracellular pH in gastric oxyntic and chief cells," Nature 325, 447 – 450 (1987)."
  • "According to a study reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the high fiber content of whole grains slows down what is called gastric emptying, or the release of glucose into the bloodstream."
  • "We visit the dentist to-day, we went to the nose and throat doctor yesterday, and to-morrow we go to the specialist in gastric disorders."