gastro-








  1. a combining form meaning “stomach,” used in the formation of compound words: gastrology.

combining form

  1. stomachgastroenteritis; gastritis

scientific word-forming element meaning “stomach,” before vowels gastr-, from Greek gastro-, comb. form of gaster (genitive gastros) “belly, paunch” (see gastric).

pref.

  1. Stomach; gastric:gastritis.

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