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Medical Term:

gastroptosis

Pronunciation: gas'trop-to'sis, -to'se-a

Definition: Downward displacement of the stomach.

Synonym(s): bathygastry, descensus ventriculi, ventroptosis, ventroptosia

[gastro- + G. ptosis, a falling]

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