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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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The aim of this study was to detect and characterize HBoV from fecal samples collected from hospitalized children aged less than five years old with no symptoms of respiratory tract infection (RTI) or acute gastroenteritis (AGE).
Antibiotics are not routinely indicated, and their role in management of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) is not well definedthis will be the focus of this review.
Managing acute gastroenteritis among children: oral rehydration, maintenance, and nutritional therapy.
The bacteria and viruses that cause acute gastroenteritis often come from contaminated food or water and result in cramps, nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.
Increased rates of acute gastroenteritis illness (diarrhea or vomiting that is associated with loose stools, bloody stools, abdominal cramps, headache, muscle aches, or fever) occurred in years that novel strains of norovirus, the most common etiologic agent in cruise ship outbreaks, emerged (3).
Acute gastroenteritis can lead to severe morbidity in affected children.
Acute gastroenteritis with viral infection is the most common cause of severe diarrhea in infants and young children, often eliciting severe dehydration and prerenal failure [1, 2].

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