Gastritis definition

gă-strītĭs
Chronic or acute inflammation of the stomach, especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach.
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Inflammation of the stomach, esp. of the stomach lining.
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Chronic or acute inflammation of the stomach, especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach.
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(pathology) Inflammation of the lining of the stomach, characterised by nausea, loss of appetite, and upper abdominal discomfort or pain.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gastritis
Plural:
gastritides

Origin of gastritis

  • From Ancient Greek γαστήρ (gastēr, “belly”) + -itis (“inflammation”).

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