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stomachic

[ stoh-mak-ik ]
/ stoʊˈmæk ɪk /
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adjective Also sto·mach·i·cal.

of or relating to the stomach; gastric.
beneficial to the stomach; stimulating gastric digestion; sharpening the appetite.

noun

a stomachic agent or drug.

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Origin of stomachic

1650–60; <Latin stomachicus<Greek stomachikós.See stomach, -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM stomachic

sto·mach·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for stomachic

stomachic
/ (stəˈmækɪk) /

adjective Also: stomachical

stimulating gastric activity
of or relating to the stomach

noun

a stomachic medicine
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Medical definitions for stomachic

stomachic
[ stə-măkĭk ]

n.

An agent that improves appetite and digestion.

adj.

Of or relating to the stomach.
Beneficial to or stimulating digestion in the stomach.
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