gastroenteritis


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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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