gastric stapling n.
Partitioning of the stomach by rows of staples in the treatment of morbid obesity.
- Gastric triangle
gastric triangle n. See submandibular triangle.
noun, Pathology. 1. a peptic ulcer located in the stomach’s inner wall, caused in part by the corrosive action of the gastric juice on the mucous membrane. noun 1. an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining the stomach Compare peptic ulcer gastric ulcer n. An ulcer in the mucous membrane of the stomach.
- Gastric vertigo
gastric vertigo n. Vertigo that is associated with a disease of the stomach. Also called Trousseau’s syndrome.
[gas-trin] /ˈgæs trɪn/ noun 1. a hormone that stimulates the secretion of gastric juice. /ˈɡæstrɪn/ noun 1. a polypeptide hormone secreted by the stomach: stimulates secretion of gastric juice gastrin gas·trin (gās’trĭn) n. Any of the hormones secreted in the pyloric-antral mucosa of the stomach and that stimulate secretion of the parietal cells.