Gastric atrophy

woman with abdominal pain

Medical Definition of Gastric atrophy

Gastric atrophy: A condition in which the stomach muscles shrink and become weak. Gastric atrophy may result in a lack of digestive juices due to accompanying shrinkage of the digestive glands.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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