Definition of Gastric. Meaning of Gastric. Synonyms of Gastric

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Definition of Gastric

Gastric
Gastric Gas"tric, a. [Gr. ?, ?, 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.

Meaning of Gastric from wikipedia

- a vital organ in the digestive system. The stomach is involved in the gastric phase of digestion, following chewing. It performs a chemical breakdown...
- Gastric acid, gastric juice, or stomach acid is a digestive fluid formed within the stomach lining. With a pH between 1.5 and 3, gastric acid plays a key...
- cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is a cancer that develops from the lining of the stomach. Most cases of stomach cancers are gastric carcinomas, which...
- The gastric glands are glands in the lining of the stomach that play an essential role in the process of digestion. All of the glands have mucus-secreting...
- retrograde gastric tunnel, esophageal dilation, and acute dilation of the gastric pouch due to malpositioning of the gastric band. Gastric band malpositioning...
- Gastric lipase, also known as LIPF, is an enzymatic protein that, in humans, is encoded by the LIPF gene. Gastric lipase is an acidic lipase secreted...
- Gastric distention is the enlargement of the stomach, and can be due to a number of causes.[citation needed] Physiologic (normal) gastric distension occurs...
- or sometimes the lower esophagus. An ulcer in the stomach is called a gastric ulcer, while one in the first part of the intestines is a duodenal ulcer...
- following: barium swallow X-ray, barium beefsteak meal, radioisotope gastric-emptying scan, gastric manometry, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), and a stable isotope...
- Gastric byp**** surgery refers to a technique in which the stomach is divided into a small upper pouch and a much larger lower "remnant" pouch and then...