adjective, Also, stomachical
of or relating to the stomach; gastric.
beneficial to the stomach; stimulating gastric digestion; sharpening the appetite.
a stomachic agent or drug.
stimulating gastric activity
of or relating to the stomach
a stomachic medicine
stomachic sto·mach·ic (stə-māk’ĭk)
An agent that improves appetite and digestion. adj.
Of or relating to the stomach.
Beneficial to or stimulating digestion in the stomach.
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. a suction pump for removing the contents of the stomach, used especially in cases of poisoning. stomach pump noun 1. (med) a suction device for removing stomach contents by a tube inserted through the mouth stomach pump n. An apparatus for removing the contents of the stomach by means of suction.
noun 1. Anatomy, Zoology. a saclike enlargement of the alimentary canal, as in humans and certain animals, forming an organ for storing, diluting, and digesting food. such an organ or an analogous portion of the alimentary canal when divided into two or more sections or parts. any one of these sections. 2. Zoology. any analogous […]
- Stomach stapling
noun 1. a treatment for obesity in which the capacity of the stomach is reduced by a surgical procedure
- Stomach steinway