Definition of gastritis in English:



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  • Inflammation of the lining of the stomach.

    • ‘Endoscopy revealed retained food in the stomach but no evidence of pyloric stenosis, gastritis, or peptic ulcer.’
    • ‘In some people, it can hurt the stomach lining, leading to gastritis and ulcers.’
    • ‘All 8 of these samples with pancreatic acinar cells were from patients with autoimmune gastritis.’
    • ‘Some people get gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining) or high blood pressure because of drinking too much alcohol.’
    • ‘When the bacteria do cause symptoms, they're usually either symptoms of gastritis or peptic ulcer disease.’