Definition of Gastric

1. Adjective. Relating to or involving the stomach. "Gastric ulcer"

Exact synonyms: Stomachal, Stomachic
Partainyms: Stomach, Stomach, Stomach
Derivative terms: Stomach, Stomach

Definition of Gastric

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the stomach; as, the gastric artery.

Definition of Gastric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the stomach. ¹

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Definition of Gastric

1. pertaining to the stomach [adj]

Medical Definition of Gastric

1. Of or relating to the stomach. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastric

gastral mesoderm
gastrea theory
gastric (current term)
gastric acid
gastric acidity determination
gastric algid malaria
gastric analysis
gastric antacid
gastric area
gastric arteries
gastric artery
gastric atrophy
gastric balloon
gastric branches of anterior vagal trunk
gastric branches of posterior vagal trunk
gastric calculus

Literary usage of Gastric

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

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"When carefully performed and interpreted the Wolff-Junghans test for demonstration of dissolved albumin in gastric extracts was positive or suspicious in 80 ..."

2. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1899)
"gastric Juice. ยง 201. There is no difficulty in obtaining what may fairly be ... When food is taken, the characters of the gastric juice secreted are ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"ffect of Big and Little Gastrins on Pancreatic and gastric Secretion (40322) LGE E. VALENZUELA, ROLAND BUGAT, AND MORTON I. GROSSMAN VA Wadsworth Hospital ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"If the dog be offered meat without receiving it, the gastric secretion will also appear, though not so plentifully as when the dog was actually allowed to ..."

5. Handbook of physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"One sees from this how much richer in all constituents the gastric juice of the ... Carnivorous animals have always a more powerful gastric juice than other ..."

6. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1910)
"gastric DIGESTION. gastric digestion takes place in the stomach and is promoted by the gastric juice, which is secreted by the glands of the stomach mucosa. ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1916)
"The human gastric secretion has been the subject of persistent study ever since it was realized that there was apparently secreted a free mineral acid in ..."

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