Definition of Stomach. Meaning of Stomach. Synonyms of Stomach

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Definition of Stomach

Stomach
Stomach Stom"ach, n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.] 1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric. 2. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef. --Shak. 3. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire. He which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart. --Shak. 4. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness. [Obs.] Stern was his look, and full of stomach vain. --Spenser. This sort of crying proceeding from pride, obstinacy, and stomach, the will, where the fault lies, must be bent. --Locke. 5. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance. [Obs.] He was a man Of an unbounded stomach. --Shak. Stomach pump (Med.), a small pump or syringe with a flexible tube, for drawing liquids from the stomach, or for injecting them into it. Stomach tube (Med.), a long flexible tube for introduction into the stomach. Stomach worm (Zo["o]l.), the common roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) found in the human intestine, and rarely in the stomach.
Stomach
Stomach Stom"ach, v. i. To be angry. [Obs.] --Hooker.

Meaning of Stomach from wikipedia

- The stomach is a muscular, hollow organ in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and many other animals, including several invertebrates. The stomach has...
- Stomach 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...
- Stomach diseases include gastritis, gastroparesis, Crohn's disease and various cancers. The stomach is an important organ in the body. It plays a vital...
- A stomach rumble, also known as a bowel sound, peristaltic sound or bubble gut, is a rumbling, growling or gurgling noise produced by movement of the...
- Butterflies in the stomach is the physical sensation in humans of a "fluttery" feeling in the stomach, caused by a reduction of blood flow to the organ...
- The curvatures of the stomach refer to the greater and lesser curvatures. The greater curvature of the stomach is four or five times as long as the lesser...
- Abdominal pain, also known as a stomach ache, is a symptom ****ociated with both non-serious and serious medical issues. Common causes of pain in the abdomen...
- 17th-century women's stomachers of the Northern Netherlands: Stomacher c. 1620 Stomacher c. 1630 Stomacher c. 1640 Stomacher c. 1650 Stomachers were in and out...
- the inner lining of the stomach, the first part of the small intestine, or sometimes the lower esophagus. An ulcer in the stomach is called a gastric ulcer...
- infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract—the stomach and small intestine. Symptoms may include diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal...
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