Usage examples for gastric

  1. For he heard the popping of champagne corks, and the clink of abundant silver, and tuning of instruments by the band, and he saw the flash of lights, and the dash of serving- men, and the rush of hot hospitality; and although he had not enough true fibre in his stomach to yearn for a taste of the good things going round, there can be little doubt, from what he did thereafter, that his gastric juices must have turned to gall. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. But, with empty stomachs, there is also at times a heart- hunger, which pleases a higher sense and closes the eye to gastric wants. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  3. A food often requires special preparation on the part of the stomach before it can be digested in the intestines, and if this food is consumed in small amounts and combined with others of different structure, the work of gastric digestion is lessened so that the foods are properly prepared and normal digestion takes place. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  4. He had a bad night, and the next day a gastric trouble declared itself which kept him in bed half the week, and left him very weak and tremulous. – A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories by William D. Howells
  5. The pneumo- gastric and phrenic nerves descend on either side of the arch. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  6. To prevent this inconvenience she employs the heat and moisture of the sun and atmosphere, the dissolving power of carbonic and other acids, the grinding teeth and gastric juices of quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, and fish, and the agency of many of the invertebrata. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  7. At midday, we sent the beef away as it had come; the Sun of happiness having desiccated all our gastric juices. – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  8. The anti- gastric method has been of some service in epidemics and individual cases, when the character of the disease was decidedly gastric and bilious. – Hydriatic treatment of Scarlet Fever in its Different Forms by Charles Munde
  9. They started forward and swarmed toward him; only, as the foremost of them rose and hid her from sight, little Jennie, with one mighty act of defiant joy, hurled her arithmetic out of the window; and a chubby- cheeked veteran on the end of the bench produced a big red apple from between his legs and went for it with a smack of gastric rapture that made his toes curl and sent his glance to the rafters. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  10. A little craving of the gastric juices, a little pinching of this vile body, as your philosophers and saints call our better part, and, lo! – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. These dots are the openings of the gastric glands. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  12. The cause is the same in both cases, the acid of the gastric juice in the infant's stomach immediately converting the milk into a soft cheese. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  13. It is true, nevertheless, that intestinal digestion can be performed more economically if it begins where gastric digestion normally leaves off. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  14. From these facts, it is concluded that the stones, so frequently found in the stomachs of the feathered tribes, are highly useful in assisting the gastric juices to grind down the grain and other hard substances which constitute their food. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  15. When too great a supply of food is put into the stomach, the gastric juice dissolves only that portion which the wants of the system demand. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  16. In two cases in which disorders of the respiration had prevailed, and which had been sacrificed on the eighth or tenth day of the disease, we only observed partial injections of a very limited character, either on the gastric membranes or on that of the intestine, and which might have been detected in the case of common intestinal inflammation. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon
  17. Falling from grace is often chargeable to derangement of gastric juices. – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  18. Well, the plain truth is, the youngster was contemplating his gastric centre, like the monks of Mount Athos, but in a less happy state of mind than those tranquil recluses, in consequence of indulgence in the heterogeneous assortment of luxuries procured with the five- cent piece given him by the kind- hearted old Master. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)