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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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Eosinophilic gastroenteritis caused by bee pollen sensitization.
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis, vesicoureteral reflux, hematuria requiring blood transfusion or salvage cystectomy, eosinophilic ureteritis, bladder rupture, and renal insufficiency are rare complications associated with EC.
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) is a rare and poorly understood condition presenting with variable symptoms.
Primary eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders can be subgrouped as eosinophilic esophagitis (EE), eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EG), and eosinophilic colitis (EC) and allergic procto colitis of infancy.
MonteIukast reduces peripheral bIood eosinophilia but not tissue eosinophilia or symptoms in a patient with eosinophilic gastroenteritis and esophageal stricture.
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rarely diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease that is defined by the presence of nonspecific gastrointestinal symptoms, histologic infiltration of the gastrointestinal wall by eosinophilic granulocytes in a diffuse or segmentary manner, and exclusion of parasitic and extraintestinal diseases.
11) Biopsies from the antrum and duodenum should also be performed to exclude an eosinophilic gastroenteritis, which represents a different clinicopathologic entity.
CUTLINE: Michelle Mistler and her son, Andrew Mistler, who has eosinophilic gastroenteritis, a rare disorder that makes it difficult for his body to process food.

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