gastritis

[ ga-strahy-tis ]
/ gæˈstraɪ tɪs /
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noun

inflammation of the stomach, especially of its mucous membrane.

Origin of gastritis

From New Latin, dating back to 1800–10; see origin at gastr-, -itis

Related forms

gas·trit·ic [ga-strit-ik] /gæˈstrɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gastritis

gastritis

/ (ɡæsˈtraɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the lining of the stomach

Derived Forms

gastritic (ɡæsˈtrɪtɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for gastritis

gastritis

[ gă-strītĭs ]

n.

Chronic or acute inflammation of the stomach, especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach.

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