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GASTROINTESTINAL

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GASTROINTESTINAL (adjective)
  The adjective GASTROINTESTINAL has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to the stomach and intestines

  Familiarity information: GASTROINTESTINAL used as an adjective is very rare.


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GASTROINTESTINAL (adjective)


Sense 1gastrointestinal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the stomach and intestines

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

gastrointestinal; GI

Context example:

a gastrointestinal disorder

Pertainym:

gastrointestinal tract (tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination)


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