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gastrology

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

gas·trol·o·gy

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

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.

gastrology

The formal study of the stomach and its diseases, to the exclusion of the rest of the gastrointestinal tract.

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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In his short life Pavlos has been burdened with a series of medical problems, mainly gastrological in nature, which to date have yet to be definitively diagnosed by doctors in Cyprus, Glasgow, London or Israel.
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