Definition of gastrointestinal
: of, relating to, affecting, or including both stomach and intestine
Recent Examples of gastrointestinal from the Web
The children had abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, and other gastrointestinal symptoms, along with gut inflammation visible under a microscope.
Research is focused on three areas, oncology, gastrointestinal and central nervous system diseases.
Shortly before an emergency gastrointestinal surgery in February, Simon proposed.
And the compound did not cause gastrointestinal problems that metformin can cause, nor other side effects.
Heal the Bay officials say that swimming or surfing at a beach with a water quality grade of C or lower greatly increases the risk of contracting respiratory or gastrointestinal illnesses.
Olympus controls 85 percent of the U.S. market for gastrointestinal scopes.
To prevent gastrointestinal issues, Bhat recommends avoid eating undercooked meat and be wary of eating raw food that hasn't be washed properly.
Dr. Rohini Bhat, an internal medicine physician with Edward Medical Group, said she's seen an uptick in the past few weeks of the number of patients coming to her office with upper respiratory issues or gastrointestinal complaints.
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GASTROINTESTINAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gastrointestinal for English Language Learners
medical : of or relating to both the stomach and the intestines
Medical Definition of gastrointestinal
: of, relating to, or affecting both stomach and intestine gastrointestinal distress
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