Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

gastrointestinal

play
adjective gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal \ˌgas-trō-in-ˈtes-tə-nəl, -ˈtes(t)-nəl\

Simple Definition of gastrointestinal

  • medical : of or relating to both the stomach and the intestines

Full Definition of gastrointestinal

  1. :  of, relating to, affecting, or including both stomach and intestine

1831

First Known Use of gastrointestinal

1831


Medical Dictionary

gastrointestinal

play
adjective gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal \ˌgas-trō-in-ˈtes-tən-əl, -ˈtes(t)-nəl\

Medical Definition of gastrointestinal

  1. :  of, relating to, or affecting both stomach and intestine <gastrointestinal distress>





Learn More about gastrointestinal


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gastrointestinal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 9, 2016

marked by high spirits and laughter

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

pince-nez duvet kittly-benders spindrift
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ