That could be the difference between needing a gastric tube or not or needing a wheelchair or not.
His family even once fed journalists a claim that he suffered from a “gastric” problem.
Last year, approximately 22,000 American adults got gastric banding.
Proper use could lead to weight loss and reduction in gastric reflux.
Where gastric bypass surgery requires carving up the abdomen, lap band is done via a small incision through the belly button.
Chronic peritonitis is a rare complication of gastric ulcer (Moore, Vierordt).
There was an elderly lady who insisted on telling John all about the gastric juices!
It is much more easily digested than milk, and therefore of great use in gastric complaints.
The solid parts remain, to be acted on by the gastric juice.
Dyspnoea on slight exertion may be present in gastric cancer as a result of anmia or of fatty heart.
1650s, with -ic + Greek gaster (genitive gastros) "stomach," by dissimilation from *graster, literally "eater, devourer," from gran "to gnaw, eat," from PIE root *gras- "to devour" (cf. Greek grastis "green fodder," Latin gramen "fodder, grass," Old English cærse "cress").
gastric gas·tric (gās'trĭk)
Of, relating to, or associated with the stomach.
A descriptive term for things pertaining to the stomach.