kuņģis

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Cilvēka kuņģis

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EtymologyEdit

From Latvian dialectal from guņģis ‎(belly) by dissimilation, from Proto-Indo-European *geng- ‎(lump), from the stem *gen- ‎(to squeeze, to make (something) round), whence also Latvian dziedzeris ‎(gland).[1]

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kuņģis m (2nd declension)

  1. (anatomy) stomach (extension of the digestive tract between the oesophagus and the small intestine)
    cilvēka kuņģis — human stomach
    kuņģa sienastomach wall
    kuņģa sulagastric juice
    kuņģa slimībastomach disease
    kuņģa čūla, jēlumsstomach ulcer

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “kuņģis”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7
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