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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gastricgas‧tric /ˈɡæstrɪk/ adjective [only before noun] technical  1 MIHBHrelating to your stomach gastric ulcers2 gastric juices3 gastric flu4 gastric bypass5 gastric band
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gastricIt has long been known that pernicious anaemia predisposes to development of gastric adenocarcinoma.Peptic ulcer is a convenient term which covers both gastric and duodenal ulcers.Gastrin is a gut hormone produced by G cells located in the gastric antrum.In association with endocrine cell hyperplasia, gastric carcinoid tumours have been observed in 1-7% of pernicious anaemia patients screened by gastroscopy.There was no significant difference in gastric emptying between the two groups.Finally Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide is administered orally, as a neutralizer of gastric hydrochloric acid.H pylori positive gastritis, and the combination of active duodenitis and gastric metaplasia were independent predictors of duodenal ulceration.Oral aspirin is difficult if the patient is nauseated and vomiting and the opiate given to relieve pain may delay gastric motility.
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