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noun Pathology.
a peptic ulcer located in the stomach's inner wall, caused in part by the corrosive action of the gastric juice on the mucous membrane.
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Origin of gastric ulcer

First recorded in 1905–10
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gastric ulcer

noun
an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining the stomachCompare peptic ulcer
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