gastrology

[ ga-strol-uh-jee ]
/ gæˈstrɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of the structure, functions, and diseases of the stomach.

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Origin of gastrology

First recorded in 1800–10; gastro- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM gastrology

gas·tro·log·ic [gas-truh-loj-ik], /ˌgæs trəˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, gas·tro·log·i·cal, adjectivegas·tro·log·i·cal·ly, adverbgas·trol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gastrology

gastrology
/ (ɡæsˈtrɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

a former name for gastroenterology

Derived forms of gastrology

gastrological (ˌɡæstrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivegastrologist, noun
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