gastric

[ gas-trik ]
/ ˈgæs trɪk /

adjective

pertaining to the stomach.

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Origin of gastric

First recorded in 1650–60; gastr- + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM gastric

post·gas·tric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gastric

gastric
/ (ˈɡæstrɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, near, or involving the stomachgastric pains
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Medical definitions for gastric

gastric
[ găstrĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or associated with the stomach.
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Scientific definitions for gastric

gastric
[ găstrĭk ]

Relating to or involving the stomach.
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Cultural definitions for gastric

gastric

A descriptive term for things pertaining to the stomach.

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