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Pronunciation: gas'tro-hi'dro-re'a

Definition: Excretion into the stomach of a large amount of watery fluid containing neither hydrochloric acid, chymosin, nor pepsin ferments.

[gastro- + G. hydor, water, + rhoia, a flow]

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