gastrocolic

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Related to gastrocolic ligament tension: Gastrosplenic ligament

gastrocolic

 [gas″tro-kol´ik]
pertaining to or communicating with the stomach and colon.

gas·tro·co·lic

(gas'trō-kol'ik),
Relating to the stomach and colon.

gastrocolic

/gas·tro·col·ic/ (gas″tro-kol´ik) pertaining to or communicating with the stomach and colon, as a fistula.

gastrocolic

adjective Referring to the stomach and colon.

gas·tro·co·lic

(gas'trō-kol'ik)
Relating to the stomach and the colon.

gastrocolic

Pertaining to the stomach and the colon. A gastrocolic fistula is an abnormal connection between the inside of the stomach and the inside of the colon.

gas·tro·co·lic

(gas'trō-kol'ik)
Relating to stomach and colon.

gastrocolic

pertaining to or communicating with the stomach and colon.

gastrocolic ligament tension
usually the result of displacement of the left dorsal colon so that it lies across the ligament; causes reflex dilation of the stomach.
gastrocolic reflex
distention of the stomach leads to rectal contractions and defecation.