- inflammation of the stomach, especially of its mucous membrane.
Origin of gastritis
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Examples from the Web for gastritis
He was in for gastritis, at the least, if it was not pneumonia.The Creators
The same medicines are applicable to both Gastritis and Enteritis.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art
B. L. Hill
He's got gastritis, and the doctor says it's from lead poisoning.
In gastritis we may be able to detect the cause in any particular case.
She was thin and frail, and eating almost nothing from gastritis.Making Both Ends Meet
Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
- inflammation of the lining of the stomach
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Word Origin and History for gastritis
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Chronic or acute inflammation of the stomach, especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach.
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