gastroenterological

gastroenterology

[gas-troh-en-tuh-rol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of the structure, functions, and diseases of digestive organs.

Origin:
1900–05; gastroentero- + -logy

gastroenterologic [gas-troh-en-ter-uh-loj-ik] , gastroenterological, adjective
gastroenterologist, noun
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gastroenterology (ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medical science concerned with diseases of the stomach and intestines
 
gastroenter'ologist
 
n

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gastroenterology gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gy (gās'trō-ěn'tə-rŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The medical specialty concerned with the function and disorders of the stomach, intestines, and related organs of the gastrointestinal tract.


gas'tro·en'ter·o·log'ic (-ə-lŏj'ĭk) or gas'tro·en'ter·o·log'i·cal adj.
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gastroenterology   (gās'trō-ěn'tə-rŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
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gastroenterology [(gas-troh-en-tuh-rol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the gastrointestinal tract.

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