GASTRIC MOTILITY By N., Sam M.S. - 2 The movements of the stomach muscles caused by digestive processes. Movements may occur in the absence of food in the stomach, as in the reaction of a patient to stress. GASTRIC MOTILITY: "Gastric motility is the movement of our stomach muscles." Related Psychology Terms HUNGER DRIVE Dissociative Identity Disorder CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) PEPTIC ULCER CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) EPILEPSY (Symptoms and Types) EXPERIENTIAL THERAPY EMOTION (General) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GASTRIC MOTILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gastric-motility/ (accessed July 3, 2022).