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[gas-troh-kol-ik] /ˌgæs troʊˈkɒl ɪk/

adjective, Anatomy.
of, relating to, or involving the stomach and colon.
of or relating to the stomach and colon: gastrocolic reflex

gastrocolic gas·tro·col·ic (gās’trō-kŏl’ĭk, -kō’lĭk)
Relating to the stomach and the colon.


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