Dictionary.com

stomachic

[ stoh-mak-ik ]
/ stoʊˈmæk ɪk /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of stomachic

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

OTHER WORDS FROM stomachic

sto·mach·i·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use stomachic in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for stomachic

stomachic
/ (stəˈmækɪk) /

adjective Also: stomachical
stimulating gastric activity
of or relating to the stomach
noun
a stomachic medicine
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK