enterogastritis


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gastroenteritis

 [gas″tro-en″tĕ-ri´tis]
inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestine. Psychologic causes may include fear, anger, and other forms of emotional upset. Allergic reactions to certain foods can cause the condition, as can irritation by excessive use of alcohol. Severe gastroenteritis, with such symptoms as headache, nausea, vomiting, weakness, diarrhea, and gas pains, may result from various infectious and contagious diseases, such as typhoid fever, influenza, and food poisoning.
eosinophilic gastroenteritis a disorder, commonly associated with intolerance to specific foods, marked by infiltration of the mucosa of the small intestine and frequently the stomach by eosinophils, with edema but without vasculitis and by eosinophilia of the peripheral blood. Symptoms depend on the site and extent of the disorder.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gas·tro·en·ter·i·tis

(gas'trō-en-tĕr-ī'tis),
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of both stomach and intestine.
Synonym(s): enterogastritis
[gastro- + G. enteron, intestine, + -itis, inflammation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gas·tro·en·ter·i·tis

(gas'trō-en-tĕr-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of both stomach and intestine.
Synonym(s): enterogastritis.
[gastro- + G. enteron, intestine, + -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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