- a combining form meaning “stomach,” used in the formation of compound words: gastrology.
Origin of gastro-
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Dothinenteria occurs in many of the cases commonly called typhus fever, gastro enteritis, &c.
often before a vowel gastr-
- stomachgastroenteritis; gastritis
Word Origin for gastro-
scientific word-forming element meaning "stomach," before vowels gastr-, from Greek gastro-, comb. form of gaster (genitive gastros) "belly, paunch" (see gastric).
- Stomach; gastric:gastritis.