gastro-


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gastro-

(word root) stomach
Examples of words with the root gastro-: gastronomy
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gastro-

or gastr-
pref.
1.
a. Belly: gastropod.
b. Stomach: gastritis.
2. Gastric: gastrin.

[Greek, from gastēr, gastr-, belly.]
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gastro-

or often before a vowel

gastr-

combining form
stomach: gastroenteritis; gastritis.
[from Greek gastēr]
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gastro-

a combining form meaning “stomach”: gastrology.
Also, esp. before a vowel, gastr-.
[< Greek, comb. form of gastḗr]
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Translations

gastro-

prefMagen-, Gastro- (spec)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Dr Alastair Forbes of digestive disorders charity Core said: "Gastrointestinal viruses are the commonest cause of gastro- enteritis in the UK.