Body Parts: Gaster – 13 Words

gastric

relating to or involving the stomach

People who have a gastric bypass feel full more quickly.BBC (Nov 26, 2014)
gastronomy

the art and practice of preparing and eating good food

Some new chefs are experimenting with foams and other molecular gastronomy techniques, with a few combining unusual pairings, mixing sweet and savory.New York Times (Jan 22, 2013)
gastronome

a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment

Every one knows of Dumas’ great fame as a gastronome and epicure; some recall, also, that he himself was a cuisinier of no mean abilities.Mansfield, M. F. (Milburg Francisco)
gastritis

inflammation of the lining of the stomach

They sit down at once, take a larger meal than usual, and then develop severe gastritis during the night.?Malley, Austin
gastralgia

an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region

He has suffered for several years with violent gastralgia and obstinate dyspepsia, for which he has long used morphine.Various
gastrectomy

surgical removal of all or part of the stomach

Fifteen percent underwent sleeve gastrectomy, which reduces the size of the stomach, and 10 percent had adjustable gastric banding, which reduces food intake.US News (Jan 6, 2015)
gastroenterostomy

surgical creation of an opening between the stomach wall and the small intestines; performed when the normal opening has been eliminated

Gastroenterostomy and pylorectomy are operations devised for the relief of malignant disease of the pylorus, the diseased portions being removed and the parts resected.Pyle, Walter L. (Walter Lytle)
gastroenterologist

a physician who specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract

She made an appointment with the gastroenterologist who had performed her colonoscopies.Washington Post (Dec 19, 2014)
gastrointestinal

of or relating to the stomach and intestines

With both ships, the suspected cause of sickness is a norovirus, the nation’s most common reason for gastrointestinal illness.Los Angeles Times (Apr 14, 2015)
gastroesophageal

of or relating to or involving the stomach and esophagus

Frequent heartburn may indicate a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.US News (Jun 11, 2014)
gastroscope

a type of endoscope for visually examining the stomach

The stomach of any individual having a normal esophagus and normal spine can be explored with an open-tube gastroscope.Jackson, Chevalier
gastropod

a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes

Slugs and snails are thought to carry a parasite that can cause a deadly condition in dogs, who become infected by accidentally eating the gastropods.BBC (Aug 23, 2013)
gastric ulcer

a peptic ulcer of the stomach

Under the influence of rest and diet most gastric ulcers get well.Various

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