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enterology

[ en-tuh-rol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɛn təˈrɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

the branch of medicine dealing with the intestines.

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Origin of enterology

First recorded in 1715–25; entero- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM enterology

en·ter·o·log·ic [en-ter-uh-loj-ik], /ˌɛn tər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, en·ter·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveen·te·rol·o·gist, noun
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Medical definitions for enterology

enterology
[ ĕn′tə-rŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of medicine concerned with disorders of the intestinal tract.
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