Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Chronic or acute inflammation of the stomach, especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, inflammation of the stomach.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Inflammation of the stomach, esp. of its mucuos membrane.

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  • noun pathology Inflammation of the lining of the stomach, characterised by nausea, loss of appetite, and upper abdominal discomfort or pain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek γαστήρ (gastēr, "belly") + -itis ("inflammation").

Examples

  • Warren for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.

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  • "for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease"

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  • She told me that the stomach biopsy showed mild chronic gastritis, which is neither a surprise nor especially alarming.

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  • She told me that the stomach biopsy showed mild chronic gastritis, which is neither a surprise nor especially alarming.

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  • Itis: when used in a word, means inflammation for example, gastritis occurs when the stomach lining is inflamed; not used to describe inflammatory people.

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  • Itis: when used in a word, means inflammation for example, gastritis occurs when the stomach lining is inflamed; not used to describe inflammatory people.

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  • In addition, in Costa Rican isolates only, babA2 was significantly associated with atrophic gastritis, which is considered to be a gastric premalignant lesion.

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  • It's one of the most helpful natural products for relieving the symptoms of gastritis, which is the technical name for stomach inflammation.

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  • In addition, in Costa Rican isolates only, babA2 was significantly associated with atrophic gastritis, which is considered to be a gastric premalignant lesion.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • In addition, in Costa Rican isolates only, babA2 was significantly associated with atrophic gastritis, which is considered to be a gastric premalignant lesion.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

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