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Ulcer peptic

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Definition

noun

An ulcer in the gastrointestinal tract (e.g. esophagus, stomach, duodenum) caused in part by diminished protective mechanisms that shield the lining of the gastrointestinal tract from acids and pepsin in the gastric juice.


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