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gastrointestinal

 [gas″tro-in-tes´tĭ-nal]
pertaining to the stomach and intestine.
gastrointestinal protein loss test administration of a radioisotope-labeled protein intravenously to determine the loss of plasma proteins in the gastrointestinal tract.

gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal (GI),

(gas'trō-in-tes'tin-ăl),
Relating to the stomach and intestines.
Synonym(s): gastroenteric

gastrointestinal

(găs′trō-ĭn-tĕs′tə-nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the stomach and intestines: the gastrointestinal tract.

gastrointestinal

adjective Referring to the entire GI tract.

Pronunciation
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, GAS troh in tes TIE null
Medspeak-US: pronounced, GAS troh in TES tih null

gastrointestinal

adjective Referring to the stomach and intestine

gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal

(GI) (gas'trō-in-tes'ti-năl)
Relating to the digestive tract from mouth to anus.
Synonym(s): gastroenteric.

gastrointestinal

Pertaining to the stomach and intestines.

Gastrointestinal

The digestive organs and structures, including the stomach and intestines.

gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal

(GI) (gas'trō-in-tes'ti-năl)
Relating to stomach and intestines.
Synonym(s): gastroenteric.
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