Gastro definition

gastrō, gastrə
Stomach.

Gastroscope.

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Stomach.

Gastritis.

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Stomach and.

Gastrocolic.

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(colloquial, UK, Australia) Gastroenteritis.

He had a bad case of gastro, but came right as rain the next day.

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Gastric.

Gastrin.

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Belly.

Gastropod.

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Origin of gastro

  • < Gr gastēr, the stomach < *grastēr, lit., eater, gnawer < gran, to gnaw, devour < IE base *gras-, to devour > L gramen, grass

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek from gastēr gastr- belly

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From gastroenteritis by shortening.

    From Wiktionary