DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for gastric dilatation

Gastric dilatation [DOID:3229]

The stomach is a muscular, hollow, dilated part of the alimentary canal which functions as an important organ of the digestive tract in some animals, including vertebrates, echinoderms, insects (mid-gut), and molluscs. It is involved in the second phase of digestion, following mastication (chewing).

Synonyms:  gastric dilatation,  DOID:3229,  stomach dilatation