blocked aerogastria


blocked aerogastria
retention of air in the stomach due to spasm of the esophagus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • aerogastria — Distention of the stomach with gas. blocked a. retention of gas in the stomach due to spasm of the sphincteric region of the lower esophagus which prevents belching. * * * aero·gas·tria (ār o gasґtre ə) the presence of gas in the… …   Medical dictionary