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Definitions of gastric

  1. Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the stomach; as, the gastric artery. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Of or pertaining to the belly or stomach. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Of, pertaining to, or near the stomach. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. Or in the region of the stomach; arteries, glands, nerves, veins. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for gastric

  1. In two cases in which disorders of the respiration had prevailed, and which had been sacrificed on the eighth or tenth day of the disease, we only observed partial injections of a very limited character, either on the gastric membranes or on that of the intestine, and which might have been detected in the case of common intestinal inflammation. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon
  2. For he heard the popping of champagne corks, and the clink of abundant silver, and tuning of instruments by the band, and he saw the flash of lights, and the dash of serving- men, and the rush of hot hospitality; and although he had not enough true fibre in his stomach to yearn for a taste of the good things going round, there can be little doubt, from what he did thereafter, that his gastric juices must have turned to gall. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore