Definition of paragastric in English:

paragastric

adjective

  • Zoology and Anatomy. Situated next to the stomach or gastric cavity; specifically designating either of a pair of canals arising from the stomach of a ctenophore adjacent to the pharynx.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From para- + gastric.

Pronunciation

paragastric

/ˌparəˈɡastrɪk/