Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Word of the Year is...

gastric digestion

gastric digestion in Medicine

gastric digestion n.
The part of digestion, chiefly of proteins, carried on in the stomach by the enzymes of the gastric juices. Also called peptic digestion.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for gastric digestion
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Word Value for gastric

10
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for gastric digestion