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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

(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

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]
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