Definition of Gastrointestinal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the stomach and intestines. "A gastrointestinal disorder"

Exact synonyms: Gi
Partainyms: Gastrointestinal Tract

Definition of Gastrointestinal

1. a. Of or pertaining to the stomach and intestines; gastroenteric.

Definition of Gastrointestinal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the stomach and intestines. ¹

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Medical Definition of Gastrointestinal

1. Pertaining to or communicating with the stomach and intestine, as a gastrointestinal fistula. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastrointestinal

gastrogenous diarrhoea
gastrohepatic omentum
gastroileac reflex
gastrointestinal agents
gastrointestinal bleeding
gastrointestinal disorder
gastrointestinal fistula
gastrointestinal haemorrhage
gastrointestinal hormone
gastrointestinal hormones
gastrointestinal system
gastrointestinal tract
gastrointestinal tracts
gastrointestinal transit

Literary usage of Gastrointestinal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1921)
"IN a study of the blood-sugar tolerance test as an aid in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer presented by us last year the following conclusions were ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Medico-Psychological Association Annual Meeting by American Medico-Psychological Association (1905)
"I have selected as my title " Some Observations on the Relations of the Gastrointestinal Tract to Nervous and Mental Diseases. ..."

3. The Medical Aspects of Mustard Gas Poisoning by Aldred Scott Warthin, Carl Vernon Weller (1919)
"Gastrointestinal Lesions Produced by Mustard Gas Practically no descriptions of gastrointestinal lesions produced by mustard gas exist in the literature. ..."

4. The Ductless Glandular Diseases by Wilhelm Falta (1916)
"Tetany in Gastrointestinal Diseases Tetany is observed in the most diverse ... From the great group of gastrointestinal tetany a number of cases are to be ..."

5. Transactions of the American Pediatric Society by American Pediatric Society (1905)
"Gastrointestinal TOXEMIA. BY BK RACHFORD, MD, Cincinnati, O. Gastrointestinal toxemia as differentiated from autointoxication is a systemic intoxication, ..."

6. Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease: A Text-book for by Augustus Caillé (1906)
"Erosion and Ulcer of the Stomach, Clinical Varieties of Ulcer.—Cancer of the Stomach.—Benign Tumors.—Haemorrhage from the Stomach.—Gastrointestinal ..."

7. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"This approach has demonstrated the pervasive influence of the microbiota over a variety of events in the maturation of the gastrointestinal tract, ..."

8. Transactions of the Fifteenth International Congress on Hygiene and (1913)
"Also in tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands, the scrofula of children, an important part is played by the gastrointestinal disease always present, ..."

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