gastrointestinal

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adjective gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal \ ˌga-strō-in-ˈte-stə-nᵊl , -ˈtes(t)-nəl \

Definition of gastrointestinal

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

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First Known Use of gastrointestinal

1831



GASTROINTESTINAL Defined for English Language Learners

gastrointestinal

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Definition of gastrointestinal for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

gastrointestinal

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

medical Definition of gastrointestinal

:of, relating to, or affecting both stomach and intestine
  • gastrointestinal distress

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