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gastric ulcer

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noun Pathology.
  1. 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
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British Dictionary definitions for gastric ulcer

gastric ulcer

noun
  1. an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining the stomachCompare peptic ulcer
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gastric ulcer in Medicine

gastric ulcer

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