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gastroenterology

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noun gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gy \-ˌen-tə-ˈrä-lə-jē\

Definition of gastroenterology

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with the structure, functions, diseases, and pathology of the stomach and intestines

gastroenterological

play \-rə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

gastroenterologist

play \-ˌen-tə-ˈrä-lə-jist\ noun


Origin and Etymology of gastroenterology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1904

Rhymes with gastroenterology


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gastroenterology

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noun gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gy \-ˌent-ə-ˈräl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of gastroenterology

plural

gastroenterologies

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with the structure, functions, diseases, and pathology of the stomach and intestines

gastroenterological

\-rə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play also

gastroenterologic

\-ˈläj-ik\play adjective <gastroenterological disorders> <a gastroenterological procedure>



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