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gas·tro·en·ter·i·tis

 (găs′trō-ĕn′tə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines.

gastroenteritis

(ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the stomach and intestines
gastroenteritic adj

gas•tro•en•ter•i•tis

(ˌgæs troʊˌɛn təˈraɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the stomach and intestines.
[1815–25]
gas`tro•en`ter•it′ic (-ˈrɪt ɪk) adj.

gastroenteritis

Inflammation of the stomach and intestines, commonly through virus infection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gastroenteritis - inflammation of the stomach and intestinesgastroenteritis - inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
cholera infantum - often fatal form of gastroenteritis occurring in children; not true cholera but having similar symptoms
cholera morbus, collywobbles - severe gastroenteritis of unknown etiology; characterized by severe colic and vomiting and diarrhea
Translations
gastroenteriitti

gastroenteritis

[ˌgæstrəʊˌentəˈraɪtɪs] Ngastroenteritis f

gastroenteritis

[ˌgæstrəʊɛntəˈraɪtɪs] ngastroentérite f

gastroenteritis

nMagen-Darm-Entzündung f, → Gastroenteritis f (spec)

gastroenteritis

[ˌgæstrəʊˌɛntəˈraɪtɪs] ngastroenterite f

gas·tro·en·ter·i·tis

n. gastroenteritis, infl. del estómago y el intestino.

gastroenteritis

n gastroenteritis f
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Why, the doctors called his complaint gastro-enteritis, I believe; his acquaintances say he died of grief; but I, who saw him in his dying moments, I say he died of" -- Caderousse paused.
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Doctors eventually diagnosed gastro-enteritis and urged Abi to take things easy.
Among the causes of death, Agbulos said, was due to pneumonia and gastro-enteritis - affecting mostly children aged five years old and below.
Though doctors first thought it as a clear case of gastro-enteritis, they noticed some abnormalities in her abdomen on further examination.
And Iain Thornley, who scored the opening try in Wigan's 16-0 win over Hull at Wembley, has been on a drip in hospital after going down with gastro-enteritis.
I have had a sensitive stomach all my life and was used to one or two bouts a year of gastro-enteritis, which always laid me low for three days at a time.
Aside from minor injuries, constipation and indigestion, other common cases being brought to the Emergency Room during festival celebrations also include heat exhaustion and gastro-enteritis (stomach flu) due to the consumption of poorly preserved food.
Mr Cotter said in a verdict on Friday that not one of the doctors tested her for active TB, with all of them diagnosing gastro-enteritis.
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She was also suffering from gastro-enteritis, from which she made a good recovery.