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gastric

of, relating to, near, or involving the stomach
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The researchers noted that this overfeeding could result in gastric distention, which in turn could precipitate the conditions that cause reflux.
The main finding of this study was that gastric distention activated [the] left posterior amygdala," the researchers wrote.
Purging may lead to excess alkalinity of the blood, potassium deficiency leading to atrial and ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death, aggravated hypotension with orthostatic blood pressure changes, gastric distention and even rupture, esophagitis and esophageal tears, loss of dental enamel and tooth breakage, aspiration of gastric contents leading to aspiration pneumonia and choking death, and chronic exposure of the esophagus to gastric acid leading to Barrett's esophagus and possible esophageal cancer.