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gastrointestinal

[ gas-troh-in-tes-tuh-nl ]
/ ˌgæs troʊ ɪnˈtɛs tə nl /
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adjective Anatomy.

of, relating to, or affecting the stomach and intestines.

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Origin of gastrointestinal

First recorded in 1825–35; gastro- + intestinal
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British Dictionary definitions for gastrointestinal

gastrointestinal
/ (ˌɡæstrəʊɪnˈtɛstɪnəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the stomach and intestinal tract
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Medical definitions for gastrointestinal

gastrointestinal
[ găs′trō-ĭn-tĕstə-nəl ]

adj.

Relating to the stomach and the intestines.
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