Definitions for "Stomach Ulcer"
Also called a gastric ulcer. Break in the stomach lining that allows acid and digestive juices to damage the tissues beneath the lining. It can cause vomiting, pain and bleeding. It may occur as a result of the body experiencing considerable stress, for example, a spinal cord injury.
an ulcer within the stomach
a crater-like sore in the lining of the stomach or in
an area where the membrane comprised of mucus producing cells has been eroded away and the acid has been able to attack the muscular wall beneath
a break in the tissue lining the stomach
a small, inflamed wound where the stomach lining and underlying tissues have become exposed to the acidic