Part of speech: adjective

Of, pertaining to, or near the stomach.

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Usage examples "gastric":

  1. At midday, we sent the beef away as it had come; the Sun of happiness having desiccated all our gastric juices. - "The Campaner Thal and Other Writings", Jean Paul Friedrich Richter.
  2. Gastric fever set in, and he was lying tossing and raving in delirium, while Robert Penfold was being tried at the Central Criminal Court. - "Foul Play", Charles Reade Dion Boucicault.
  3. Freedom is not worth enjoying without the gastric juice. - "Tales of the Chesapeake", George Alfred Townsend.