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peptic

1. of, relating to, or promoting digestion
2. of, relating to, or caused by pepsin or the action of the digestive juices

peptic

[′pep·tik]
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to pepsin.
Of or pertaining to digestion.
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A randomized trial of non operative treatment for perforated peptic ulcer.
The findings are noteworthy because patients are sometimes switched from aspirin to clopidogrel (Plavix) as an alternative treatment for aspirin-related peptic ulcers.
Chen Y-H, Lin H-C and Lou H-Y, Increased risk of low birthweight, infants small for gestational age, and preterm delivery for women with peptic ulcer, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2010, 202(2): 164.
Markku Sumanen and his colleagues of the Health and Social Support Study (HeSSup) showed that the most common childhood adversities like long-lasting financial difficulties in the family, serious conflicts in the family and someone in the family having been seriously or chronically ill were common among peptic ulcer patients than other respondents.
We confirmed length heteroplasmy by use of cloning and sequencing and quantified hydrogen peroxide in the peptic ulcer tissue and blood cells with a Bioxytech[R] [H.
2) If left untreated, reflux esophagitis may lead to peptic esophageal stricture in 4 to 23% of these patients.
Most cases are much less worrying - sometimes people do not even know they have a peptic ulcer.
said Monday it posted record group pretax and net profits for the fifth straight year in fiscal 2004 due to strong demand for drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease and peptic ulcers, its two major products in Japan and abroad.
Both drugs can cause gastrointestinal bleeding and peptic ulcer disease.
Professor Marshall is world famous for his work with Dr Robin Warren in isolating and then establishing the association between H pylori, gastritis and peptic ulceration.
Of the side effects occurring in temporal association with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), peptic ulcer disease is reported most often.