Definition of stomatogastric in English:

stomatogastric

Pronunciation: /ˌstōmətə-//stōˌmatəˈɡastrik/

adjective

Zoology
  • Relating to or connected with the mouth and stomach, particularly denoting a system of visceral nerves in invertebrates.

    • ‘Shortterm adjustments of the stomatogastric ganglion motor neurons by neural inputs, peptides, and other neuromodulators are well documented.’
    • ‘The importance of PIR for network oscillation was perhaps most firmly established in the lobster stomatogastric ganglion.’
    • ‘As revealed by cGMP immunocytochemistry, these increases arise from the activation of sGC in neurons from the commissural, oesophageal, and stomatogastric ganglia.’
    • ‘Crustacean motor circuits, including the stomatogastric nervous system, the cardiac ganglion, and the abdominal neurons involved in escape reflexes, have been studied extensively for several decades.’
    • ‘This review will highlight recent NO research in decapod crustaceans, with an emphasis on the stomatogastric ganglion and NO's role in the specification of rhythmic motor networks.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek stoma, stomat- mouth + gastric.

Pronunciation:

stomatogastric

/ˌstōmətə-//stōˌmatəˈɡastrik/