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1. Of or relating to the stomach; gastric.
2. Beneficial to or stimulating digestion in the stomach.
An agent, such as a medicine, that strengthens or stimulates the stomach.

sto·mach′i·cal·ly adv.
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1. (Pharmacology) stimulating gastric activity
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the stomach
(Pharmacology) a stomachic medicine
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(stoʊˈmæk ɪk)

1. of or pertaining to the stomach; gastric.
2. beneficial to the stomach; stimulating gastric digestion; sharpening the appetite.
3. a stomachic agent or drug.
[1650–60; < Latin stomachicus < Greek stomachikós]
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Adj.1.stomachic - relating to or involving the stomach; "gastric ulcer"
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References in classic literature ?
In any case, if this operation had no influence on the projectile's course, it could at least be tried without inconvenience, and even with success from a stomachic point of view.
She consented that the village maiden should manufacture yeast, both liquid and in cakes; and should brew a certain kind of beer, nectareous to the palate, and of rare stomachic virtues; and, moreover, should bake and exhibit for sale some little spice-cakes, which whosoever tasted would longingly desire to taste again.
Sometimes, to make it a more sovereign specific, he was so kind as to squeeze orange juice into it, or to stir it up with ginger, or dissolve a peppermint drop in it; and although I cannot assert that the flavour was improved by these experiments, or that it was exactly the compound one would have chosen for a stomachic, the last thing at night and the first thing in the morning, I drank it gratefully and was very sensible of his attention.
The house has not done so much in the stomachic article of cloves or in brandy-and-water warm since the inquest.
For, it would seem that Purl must always be taken early; though whether for any more distinctly stomachic reason than that, as the early bird catches the worm, so the early purl catches the customer, cannot here be resolved.
The stomachic repletion stages (SRS) were determined by visual quantitative evaluation of stomach contents, being classified: SRS I is an empty stomach; SRS II, semi-full stomach; and SRS III, full stomach.
The plant is antihistaminic, antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, larvicidal, stomachic and digestive, among other things.
The fruits and leaves of Brazilian pepper tree have medicinal properties as anti-diarrheal, astringent, diuretic, purgative, stomachic, tonic, anti-inflammatory, fungicidal and bactericidal (FENNER et al., 2006).
Desmodium styracifolium Roots Emmenagogue, (Papilionaceae) Stomachic 42.
Stomach, Digestive and Hepatic and Cholagogue: Being stomachic, they tone up stomach and set it to proper function.
The health benefits of catnip essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an anti-spasmodic, carminative, diaphoretic, emenagogue, nervine, stomachic, stimulant, astringent, and sedative substance.