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gastric ulcer

noun, Pathology.
a peptic ulcer located in the stomach's inner wall, caused in part by the corrosive action of the gastric juice on the mucous membrane.
Origin of gastric ulcer
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
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gastric ulcer

an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining the stomach Compare peptic ulcer
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gastric ulcer in Medicine

gastric ulcer n.
An ulcer in the mucous membrane of the stomach.

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