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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.
The PMA official said rain may be heavy or not yet the risk of water borne disease would persist and therefore public messages must be constantly communicated through media, both print and electronic, as how to preempt ailments ranging from malaria to diarrhea, dysentery, gastro-enteritis to eye and skin infections.
Sometimes, outbreaks of gastro-enteritis occur when people have had a meal together, but these are often caused by a virus which are highly contagious but passed from person to person rather than from the food itself.
Doctors eventually diagnosed gastro-enteritis and urged Abi to take things easy.
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.
A bridesmaid was rushed to hospital and the best man was on a drip for seven days with gastro-enteritis.