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gastrology

 [gas-trol´o-je]
study of the stomach and its diseases.
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gas·trol·o·gy

(gas-trol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of medicine concerned with the stomach and its diseases.
[gastro- + G. logos, study]
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gastrology

(gă-strŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The medical study of the stomach and its diseases.

gas′tro·log′i·cal, gas′tro·log′ic adj.
gas′tro·log′i·cal·ly adv.
gas·trol′o·gist n.
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gastrology

The formal study of the stomach and its diseases, to the exclusion of the rest of the gastrointestinal tract.
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gas·trol·o·gy

(gas-trol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of medicine concerned with the stomach and its diseases.
[gastro- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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