gastrointestinal

[gas-troh-in-tes-tuh-nl]

Origin of gastrointestinal

First recorded in 1825–35; gastro- + intestinal
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gastrointestinal

adjective
  1. of or relating to the stomach and intestinal tract
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Word Origin and History for gastrointestinal
adj.

1831, from gastro- + intestinal.

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gastrointestinal in Medicine

gastrointestinal

[găs′trō-ĭn-tĕstə-nəl]
adj.
  1. Relating to the stomach and the intestines.
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