enterology

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

noun

the branch of medicine dealing with the intestines.

Nearby words

  1. enterohepatocele,
  2. enterokinase,
  3. enterokinesis,
  4. enterolith,
  5. enterolithiasis,
  6. enterolysis,
  7. enteromegaly,
  8. enteromerocele,
  9. enteromycosis,
  10. enteron

Origin of enterology

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

Related formsen·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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Medicine definitions for enterology

enterology

[ ĕn′tə-rŏlə-jē ]

n.

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

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