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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: gastricus, from Greek gaster 'stomach'

gastric

adjective
     
Related topics: Human, Illness and Disability
gas‧tric [only before noun] technical
1MIHBH relating to your stomach:
gastric ulcers
2

gastric juices

HBH the acids in your stomach that break food into smaller parts
3

gastric flu

MI an illness that makes you vomit and gives you diarrhoea

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