Definition of gastrointestinal
: of, relating to, affecting, or including both stomach and intestine
Recent Examples of gastrointestinal from the Web
High fiber diets can also benefit our gastrointestinal health by improving bowel habits, improving hemorrhoidal disease, and by preventing diverticular disease.
Teva manufactures hundreds of prescription pharmaceuticals, including medications for such issues as attention-deficit disorder, gastrointestinal maladies and pain, as well as antibiotics.
Abdominal pain and bloody urine or stools can also occur when these delicate purpuric lesions develop in the gastrointestinal or urinary tissues.
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.
But many people may be unaware that food poisoning doesn’t always lead to gastrointestinal grief, as evidenced by the two very sick people described above.
The human gastrointestinal system contains about 39 trillion bacteria, according to the latest estimate, most of which reside in the large intestine.
Shortly before an emergency gastrointestinal surgery in February, Simon proposed.
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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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