gastroptosis


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gastroptosis

 [gas″trop-to´sis]
downward displacement of the stomach.
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gas·trop·to·sis

, gastroptosia (gas'trōp-tō'sis, -tō'sē-ă), In the diphthong pt, the p is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Downward displacement of the stomach.
[gastro- + G. ptosis, a falling]
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gastroptosis

The downward displacement of the stomach.
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gas·trop·to·sis

, gastroptosia (gas'trop-tō'sis, -tō'zē-ă)
Downward displacement of the stomach.
[gastro- + G. ptosis, a falling]
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gastroptosis

A sagging or downward displacement of the stomach.
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