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stomachic

[stoh-mak-ik]
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adjective Also sto·mach·i·cal.
  1. of or relating to the stomach; gastric.
  2. beneficial to the stomach; stimulating gastric digestion; sharpening the appetite.
noun
  1. a stomachic agent or drug.

Origin of stomachic

1650–60; < Latin stomachicus < Greek stomachikós. See stomach, -ic
Related formssto·mach·i·cal·ly, adverb
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stomachic

adjective Also: stomachical
  1. stimulating gastric activity
  2. of or relating to the stomach
noun
  1. a stomachic medicine
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stomachic in Medicine

stomachic

(stə-măkĭk)
n.
  1. An agent that improves appetite and digestion.
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the stomach.
  2. Beneficial to or stimulating digestion in the stomach.
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