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gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal

 (găs′trō-ĭn-tĕs′tə-nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the stomach and intestines: the gastrointestinal tract.
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gastrointestinal

(ˌɡæstrəʊɪnˈtɛstɪnəl)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the stomach and intestinal tract
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gas•tro•in•tes•ti•nal

(ˌgæs troʊ ɪnˈtɛs tə nl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or affecting the stomach and intestines.
[1825–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gastrointestinal - of or relating to the stomach and intestines; "a gastrointestinal disorder"
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Translations

gastrointestinal

[ˌgæstrəʊɪnˈtɛstɪnəl] adj [problems, system] → gastro-intestinal(e)
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gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal

a. gastrointestinal; rel. al estómago y el intestino;
___ barrierbarrera ___;
___ bleedingsangramiento___;
___ decompressiondescompresión ___;
___ tracttracto___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gastrointestinal (GI)

adj gastrointestinal (GI)
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