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GASTRITIS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gastritis mean? 

GASTRITIS (noun)
  The noun GASTRITIS has 1 sense:

1. inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating

  Familiarity information: GASTRITIS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GASTRITIS (noun)


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Meaning:

Inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("gastritis" is a kind of...):

inflammation; redness; rubor (a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "gastritis"):

acute gastritis (gastritis caused by ingesting an irritant (as too much aspirin))

chronic gastritis (persistent gastritis can be a symptom of a gastric ulcer or pernicious anemia or stomach cancer or other disorders)


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