Definition of Gastritis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor
Specialized synonyms: Acute Gastritis, Chronic Gastritis



Definition of Gastritis

1. n. Inflammation of the stomach, esp. of its mucuos membrane.

Definition of Gastritis

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of the lining of the stomach, characterised by nausea, loss of appetite, and upper abdominal discomfort or pain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gastritis

1. [n -TISES or -TIDES]

Medical Definition of Gastritis

1. Inflammation of the stomach. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastritis

gastriloquist
gastriloquists
gastriloquy
gastrimmune
gastrin
gastrin-releasing peptide
gastrinase
gastrinoma
gastrinomas
gastrinomata
gastrins
gastrique
gastriques
gastritic
gastritides
gastritis (current term)
gastritis cystica polyposa
gastritis fibroplastica
gastritises
gastro
gastro-
gastro-omental arteries
gastro-œsophageal
gastroacephalus
gastroadenitis
gastroalbumorrhoea
gastroamorphus
gastroanastomosis
gastroatonia
gastroblennorrhoea

Literary usage of Gastritis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"The diagnosis of toxic gastritis is usually easy, as inspection of the mouth and ... Diphtheritic or Membranous gastritis.—This condition is met with ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1833)
"In chronic gastritis there is no fever, and the pain, flatulence, distention, ... I feel convinced that chronic gastritis is very often confounded with ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(6) Chronic gastritis (gastritis chronica) Etiology.—(1) Primary form, due to improper treatment of the stomach itself (dietetic errors, hasty eating, ..."

4. Diseases of the Stomach, Intestines, and Pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1917)
"The same irritating agents that cause acute gastritis can produce the chronic type ... Chronic gastritis may be secondary to the acute infectious diseases, ..."

5. Diseases of the stomach by John Conrad Hemmeter (1900)
"Toxic gastritis. — gastritis Venenata. gastritis is a collective or generic ... We may designate as simple gastritis that inflammation of the gastric mucosa ..."

6. Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics by Herbert Swift Carter, Paul Edward Howe, Howard Harris Mason (1921)
"In acute gastritis or esophagitis, due to taking a corrosive poison, ... In contradistinction to the acute variety, chronic gastritis is fairly frequently ..."

7. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"The diagnosis of toxic gastritis is usually easy, as inspection of the mouth and ... Diphtheritic or Membranous gastritis.—This condition is met with ..."

8. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1833)
"In chronic gastritis there is no fever, and the pain, flatulence, distention, ... I feel convinced that chronic gastritis is very often confounded with ..."

9. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(6) Chronic gastritis (gastritis chronica) Etiology.—(1) Primary form, due to improper treatment of the stomach itself (dietetic errors, hasty eating, ..."

10. Diseases of the Stomach, Intestines, and Pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1917)
"The same irritating agents that cause acute gastritis can produce the chronic type ... Chronic gastritis may be secondary to the acute infectious diseases, ..."

11. Diseases of the stomach by John Conrad Hemmeter (1900)
"Toxic gastritis. — gastritis Venenata. gastritis is a collective or generic ... We may designate as simple gastritis that inflammation of the gastric mucosa ..."

12. Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics by Herbert Swift Carter, Paul Edward Howe, Howard Harris Mason (1921)
"In acute gastritis or esophagitis, due to taking a corrosive poison, ... In contradistinction to the acute variety, chronic gastritis is fairly frequently ..."

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