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Webster 1913 Edition


Gastric

Gas′tric

,
Adj.
[Gr. [GREEK], [GREEK], stomach: cf. F.
gastrique
.]
Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the stomach;
as, the
gastric
artery
.
Gastric digestion
(Physiol.)
,
the conversion of the albuminous portion of food in the stomach into soluble and diffusible products by the solvent action of gastric juice.
Gastric fever
(Med.)
,
a fever attended with prominent gastric symptoms; – a name applied to certain forms of typhoid fever; also, to catarrhal inflammation of the stomach attended with fever.
Gastric juice
(Physiol.)
,
a thin, watery fluid, with an acid reaction, secreted by a peculiar set of glands contained in the mucous membrane of the stomach. It consists mainly of dilute hydrochloric acid and the ferment pepsin. It is the most important digestive fluid in the body, but acts only on proteid foods.
Gastric remittent fever
(Med.)
,
a form of remittent fever with pronounced stomach symptoms.

Webster 1828 Edition


Gastric

GAS'TRIC

,
Adj.
[from Gr. the belly or stomach.]
Belonging to the belly, or rather to the stomach. The gastric juice is a thin, pellucid liquor, separated by the capillary exhaling arteries of the stomach, which open upon its internal tunic. It is the principal agent in digestion.

Definition 2021


gastric

gastric

See also: gàstric

English

Adjective

gastric (comparative more gastric, superlative most gastric)

  1. Of or relating to the stomach.

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Romanian

Etymology

Borrowing from French gastrique.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈgas.trik/

Adjective

gastric m, n (feminine singular gastrică, masculine plural gastrici, feminine and neuter plural gastrice)

  1. gastric

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