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Search Results for: peptic ulcers

Peptic ulcer

Definition noun, plural: peptic ulcers An ulcer in certain areas in the gastrointestinal tract caused in part by diminished... Read More

Helicobacter pylori

Definition noun A gram-negative curved rod bacterium associated as causative agent in stomach infections including peptic... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Stomach receptor for H. pylori discovered

Bethesda, MD – Scientists have determined that decay-accelerating factor (DAF), a protein found in epithelial cells in... Read More