GASTRIC MOTILITY By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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 SWALLOWING UNCONDITIONED RESPONSE (UCR UR) SECRETIN FACIAL MUSCLE BALLISM AUTONOMOUS ACTIVITY DISEASE OF ADAPTATION GASTRODUODENAL ULCERATION GASTRIC NEUROPATHY RETINAL LIGHT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GASTRIC MOTILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gastric-motility/ (accessed October 15, 2019).