atrophic gastritis

n.

Chronic gastritis with atrophy of the mucous membrane and destruction of the peptic glands.

Nearby words

  1. atrophedema,
  2. atrophia,
  3. atrophic,
  4. atrophic arthritis,
  5. atrophic excavation,
  6. atrophic rhinitis,
  7. atrophic vaginitis,
  8. atrophied,
  9. atrophoderma,
  10. atrophodermatosis


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