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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.

gastroenterology

(ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the branch of medical science concerned with diseases of the stomach and intestines
ˌgastroˌenteˈrologist n

gas•tro•en•ter•ol•o•gy

(ˌgæs troʊˌɛn təˈrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of the structure, functions, and diseases of digestive organs.
[1900–05]
gas`tro•en`ter•o•log′ic (-tər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) gas`tro•en`ter•o•log′i•cal, adj.
gas`tro•en`te•rol′o•gist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gastroenterology - the branch of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract and its diseases
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

gastroenterology

gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gy

n. gastroenterología, ciencia que estudia el tracto gastrointestinal.

gastroenterology

n gastroenterología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa del aparato digestivo y sus enfermedades
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