gastromalacia


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gastromalacia

 [gas″tro-mah-la´shah]
softening of the wall of the stomach.

gas·tro·ma·la·ci·a

(gas'trō-mă-lā'shē-ă),
Softening of the walls of the stomach.
[gastro- + G. malakia, softness]

gastromalacia

/gas·tro·ma·la·cia/ (gas″tro-mah-la´shah) softening of the wall of the stomach.

gastromalacia

[-məlā′shə]
Etymology: Gk, gaster, stomach, malakia, softness
an abnormal softening of the walls of the stomach.

gastromalacia

A postmortem finding consisting of softened gastric mucosa and submucosa, and occasionally preparation thereof, due to autolysis (which may be confused with antemortem trauma).

gas·tro·ma·la·ci·a

(gas'trō-mă-lā'shē-ă)
Softening of the walls of the stomach.
[gastro- + G. malakia, softness]

gastromalacia

softening of the wall of the stomach.