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  • Aspirin was a gastric irritant, and it could exacerbate bleeding.†   (source)
  • Disturbs the gastric enzymes and leads to ulcers, the occupational disease of the underground.†   (source)
  • I only know it turned out as uncomfortably for Tom Tulliver as if he had been plied with cheese in order to remedy a gastric weakness which prevented him from digesting it.   (source)
  • All I know is that at times of stress, my gastric juices just quit on me and I can't digest food.†   (source)
  • Because the right gastric vein is also referred to in some books as the 'pyloric vein.'†   (source)
  • A familiar gastric lurch informed him that the plane was beginning to descend.†   (source)
  • Before leaving London I gave him a capsule to take last thing at night which had, I said, done wonders for my own gastric juices.†   (source)
  • He performed simple surgery — on appendixes, gastric ulcers, compound fractures — but he also rather daringly practiced every other sort of medicine, too, except gynecology and obstetrics.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Reverend Jones thinks she's got gastric ulcer.†   (source)
  • Men go happy or miserable as they have healthy or unhealthy livers, or sound gastric glands.†   (source)
  • what a study might be made of the tyranny of the stomach—the way a sluggish liver or insufficient gastric juices might affect the whole course of the universe, overshadow everything in reach—chronic dyspepsia ought to be among the "statutory causes"; a woman's life might be ruined by a man's inability to digest fresh bread.†   (source)
  • Silva diagnosed it as probable gastric ulcer, and placed her on treatment, with light and frequent meals.†   (source)
  • We come to it freshly, in the dewy youth of the day, and when our spiritual and sensual elements are in better accord than at a later period; so that the material delights of the morning meal are capable of being fully enjoyed, without any very grievous reproaches, whether gastric or conscientious, for yielding even a trifle overmuch to the animal department of our nature.†   (source)
  • I only know it turned out as uncomfortably for Tom Tulliver as if he had been plied with cheese in order to remedy a gastric weakness which prevented him from digesting it.†   (source)
  • Another reason which Sag-Harbor (he went by that name) urged for his want of faith in this matter of the prophet, was something obscurely in reference to his incarcerated body and the whale's gastric juices.†   (source)
  • Last year we had some very strange cases of illness among the visitors—typhoid cases, and cases of gastric fever— Mrs. Stockmann.†   (source)
  • Or, supposing him asleep, how infantile a quietude of conscience, and what wholesome order in the gastric region, are betokened by slumber so entirely undisturbed with starts, cramp, twitches, muttered dreamtalk, trumpet-blasts through the nasal organ, or any slightest irregularity of breath!†   (source)
  • Largely recovered from the effects of his last gastric attack, Arthur still did not look terribly healthy.†   (source)
  • They could: and watch it all the way down, swallow a pin sometimes come out of the ribs years after, tour round the body changing biliary duct spleen squirting liver gastric juice coils of intestines like pipes.†   (source)
  • The collapse which Bloom ascribed to gastric inanition and certain chemical compounds of varying degrees of adulteration and alcoholic strength, accelerated by mental exertion and the velocity of rapid circular motion in a relaxing atmosphere, Stephen attributed to the reapparition of a matutinal cloud (perceived by both from two different points of observation Sandycove and Dublin) at first no bigger than a woman's hand.†   (source)
  • remark (or should it be called an interruption?) that an omnivorous being which can masticate, deglute, digest and apparently pass through the ordinary channel with pluterperfect imperturbability such multifarious aliments as cancrenous females emaciated by parturition, corpulent professional gentlemen, not to speak of jaundiced politicians and chlorotic nuns, might possibly find gastric relief in an innocent collation of staggering bob, reveals as nought else could and in a very unsavoury light the tendency above alluded to.†   (source)
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