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Words nearby gastr-
WORDS THAT USE GASTR-
What does gastr- mean?
Gastr- comes from the Greek gastḗr, meaning “stomach” or “belly.”
Gastr- is a variant of gastro-, which loses its -o– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels.
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Examples of gastr-
One word you may have encountered that uses the combining form gastr- is gastrectomy, “a partial or total excision of the stomach.”
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