gastropathy

gastropathy
Any disease of the stomach. [gastro- + G. pathos, disease]
- hypertrophic hypersecretory g. nodular thickenings of gastric mucosa with acid hypersecretion and frequently peptic ulceration, not associated with a gastrin-secreting tumor.

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gas·trop·a·thy ga-'sträp-ə-thē n, pl -thies a disease of the stomach

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gas·trop·a·thy (gas-tropґə-the) [gastro- + -pathy] any disease of the stomach; see also gastritis and gastroenteropathy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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