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gastroenterology

[gas-troh-en-tuh-rol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the study of the structure, functions, and diseases of digestive organs.
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Origin of gastroenterology

First recorded in 1900–05; gastroentero- + -logy
Related formsgas·tro·en·ter·o·log·ic [gas-troh-en-ter-uh-loj-ik] /ˌgæs troʊˌɛn tər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, gas·tro·en·ter·o·log·i·cal, adjectivegas·tro·en·te·rol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gastroenterologist

gastroenterology

noun
  1. the branch of medical science concerned with diseases of the stomach and intestines
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Derived Formsgastroenterologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for gastroenterologist

gastroenterology

n.

1904, from gastro- + enterology. Related: Gastroenterologist.

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gastroenterologist in Medicine

gastroenterology

(găs′trō-ĕn′tə-rŏlə-jē)
n.
  1. The medical specialty concerned with the function and disorders of the stomach, intestines, and related organs of the gastrointestinal tract.
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Related formsgas′tro•en′ter•o•logic (-ə-lŏjĭk) null adj.
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gastroenterologist in Science

gastroenterology

[găs′trō-ĕn′tə-rŏlə-jē]
  1. The branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
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gastroenterologist in Culture

gastroenterology

[(gas-troh-en-tuh-rol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the gastrointestinal tract.

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