Examples from the Web for gastric
Proper use could lead to weight loss and reduction in gastric reflux.
That could be the difference between needing a gastric tube or not or needing a wheelchair or not.The Shutdown’s Human Cost: A Family’s Hopes at NIH Put on Hold|Michael Daly|October 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But after surgery to put a gastric band in place, he reportedly shed almost 90 pounds, and today he looks in relatively good form.
Where gastric bypass surgery requires carving up the abdomen, lap band is done via a small incision through the belly button.Chris Christie’s Weight Loss: The Lap-Band Procedure Explained|Lizzie Crocker|May 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His family even once fed journalists a claim that he suffered from a “gastric” problem.Hope for Jesse Jackson Jr.: Bouncing Back From Depression|James Warren|August 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He subsequently ascertained that there had been symptoms pointing to gastric disease.
Most of these cases were examples of perforation of gastric ulcer.
This is probably brought about by the checking of the gastric secretions.The Nervous Housewife|Abraham Myerson
It is like the gastric juice in our stomach, which dissolves and renders digestible the food we eat.Insect Adventures|J. Henri Fabre
By so doing we slightly increase the secretion of saliva, and of the gastric, pancreatic, and intestinal juices.Tobacco and Alcohol|John Fiske
British Dictionary definitions for gastric
Word Origin and History for gastric
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").
Medicine definitions for gastric
Science definitions for gastric
Culture definitions for gastric
A descriptive term for things pertaining to the stomach.