gastroenterologist


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gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gy

 (găs′trō-ĕn′tə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the digestive system.

gas′tro·en′ter·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), gas′tro·en′ter·o·log′i·cal adj.
gas′tro·en′ter·ol′o·gist n.

gastroenterologist

a physician, usually an internist, who specializes in diseases of the stomach, intestine and associated organs.
See also: Medical Specialties

gastroenterologist

Specialist in diseases relating to the digestive system.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gastroenterologist - a physician who specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
Translations

gastroenterologist

nGastroenterologe m, → Gastroenterologin f

gastroenterologist

n gastroenterólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en el aparato digestivo y sus trastornos, médico del estómago (fam)
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