gastroenteritis

[ gas-troh-en-tuh-rahy-tis ]
/ ˌgæs troʊˌɛn təˈraɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the stomach and intestines.

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Origin of gastroenteritis

First recorded in 1815–25; gastroenter(o)- + -itis

OTHER WORDS FROM gastroenteritis

gas·tro·en·ter·it·ic [gas-troh-en-tuh-rit-ik], /ˌgæs troʊˌɛn təˈrɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gastroenteritis

gastroenteritis
/ (ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈraɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the stomach and intestines

Derived forms of gastroenteritis

gastroenteritic (ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈrɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for gastroenteritis

gastroenteritis
[ găs′trō-ĕn′tə-rītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines.enterogastritis
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