gastritis


noun

  1. inflammation of the stomach, especially of its mucous membrane.

noun

  1. inflammation of the lining of the stomach
n.

1806, medical Latin, from gastro- + -itis. Coined by French pathologist François-Boissier de la Croix de Sauvages (1706-1767).

n.

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

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