gastroenteritis

noun gas·tro·en·ter·i·tis \ ˌga-strō-ˌen-tə-ˈrī-təs \
|Updated on: 9 Jun 2018

Definition of gastroenteritis

: inflammation of the lining membrane of the stomach and the intestines characterized especially by nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and cramps

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circa 1829

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gastroenteritis

noun gas·tro·en·ter·i·tis \ -ˌent-ə-ˈrīt-əs \

medical Definition of gastroenteritis

plural gastroenteritides play \-ˈrit-ə-ˌdēz\
: inflammation of the lining membrane of the stomach and the intestines

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