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gastric ulcer

gas·tric ul·cer

/ˈɡastrik ˈəlsər/

Noun

A sore that develops in the lining of the stomach or upper portion of the small intestine due to prolonged increased production of stomach acids. Some casuses include chronic ingestion of alcohol and acidic foods, and stress.