Definition of Peptic. Meaning of Peptic. Synonyms of Peptic

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Definition of Peptic

Peptic
Peptic Pep"tic, n. 1. An agent that promotes digestion. 2. pl. The digestive organs. Is there some magic in the place, Or do my peptics differ? --Tennyson.
Peptic
Peptic Pep"tic, a. [L. pepticus, Gr. ?. See Pepsin.] 1. Relating to digestion; promoting digestion; digestive; as, peptic sauces. 2. Able to digest. [R.] Tolerably nutritive for a mind as yet so peptic. --Carlyle. 3. (Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to pepsin; resembling pepsin in its power of digesting or dissolving albuminous matter; containing or yielding pepsin, or a body of like properties; as, the peptic glands.

Meaning of Peptic from wikipedia

- Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) is a break in the inner lining of the stomach, the first part of the small intestine, or sometimes the lower esophagus. An ulcer...
- Peptic is an adjective that refers to any part of the body that normally has an acidic lumen, or is related to or promotes digestion. 'Peptic' is medical...
- causes perforation of the intestine wall. The first symptom of a perforated peptic ulcer is usually sudden, severe, sharp pain in the abdomen. The experience...
- The acid peptic diseases, also known as acid peptic disorders are a collection of diseases involving acid production in the stomach and nearby parts of...
- A benign esophageal stricture, or peptic stricture, is a narrowing or tightening of the esophagus that causes swallowing difficulties. Symptoms of esophageal...
- esophagus (Boerhaave syndrome), of the stomach (peptic ulcer, gastric carcinoma), of the duodenum (peptic ulcer), of the remaining intestine (e.g., appendicitis...
- indigestion is the result of an underlying disease, such as gastritis, peptic ulcer disease (an ulcer of the stomach or duodenum), or cancer. Functional...
- symptoms include inflammation of the pancreas, gallbladder problems, and peptic ulcer disease. Prevention is by avoiding things that cause the disease....
- in which tumors cause the stomach to produce too much acid, resulting in peptic ulcers. Symptoms include abdominal pain and diarrhea. The syndrome is caused...
- widely used because of evidence of efficacy. The use for sucralfate in peptic ulcer disease has diminished recently, but it is still the preferred agent...