gastric area

gas·tric ar·e·a

[TA]
one of a number of small polygonal areas's, 1-6 mm in diameter, separated by linear depressions on the surface of the mucous membrane of the stomach; they contain the gastric pits, with several gastric glands opening into each pit.
Synonym(s): area gastrica [TA]
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Should the symptoms be frequent and last for weeks or months, we are likely to seek medical attention, with the expectation that something abnormal will be found in the gastric area.