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gastroenterology

 [gas″tro-en″ter-ol´o-je]
the study of the stomach and intestine and their diseases.

gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gy

(gas'trō-en'tĕr-ol'ŏ-jē),
The medical specialty concerned with the function and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach, intestines, and associated organs.
[gastro- + G. enteron, intestine, + logos, study]

gastroenterology

/gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gy/ (-en″ter-ol´ah-je) the study of the stomach and intestine and their diseases.

gastroenterology

(găs′trō-ĕn′tə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the digestive system.

gas′tro·en′ter·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), gas′tro·en′ter·o·log′i·cal adj.
gas′tro·en′ter·ol′o·gist n.

gastroenterology

[gas′trō·en′tərol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, gaster + enteron, intestine, logos, science
the study of diseases affecting the GI tract, including the stomach, intestines, gallbladder, and bile duct.

gastroenterology

The subspecialty of internal medicine dedicated to the study of the GI tract, from esophagus to the anus. See Gastroenterologist, Cf Hepatology.

gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gy

(gas'trō-en-tĕr-ol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with the function and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach, intestines, and associated organs.
[gastro- + G. enteron, intestine, + logos, study]

gastroenterology

The medical specialty concerned with the stomach, the intestines and the associated structures, including the liver.

gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gy

(gas'trō-en-tĕr-ol'ŏ-jē)
Medical specialty concerned with function and disorders of gastrointestinal tract, including stomach, intestines, and associated organs.
[gastro- + G. enteron, intestine, + logos, study]

gastroenterology,

n the study of diseases affecting the GI tract, including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, rectum, gallbladder, and bile duct.

gastroenterology

the study of the stomach and intestine and their diseases.
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