Adjective "gastrointestinal" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌɡastrəʊɪntɛsˈtʌɪn(ə)l//ˌɡastrəʊɪnˈtɛstɪn(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to the stomach and the intestines.
  1. 'gastrointestinal disorders'
  2. 'No trial specifically defined or reported serious adverse events such as gastrointestinal bleeding or renal impairment.'
  3. 'A wide range of gastrointestinal disorders may cause chronic diarrhoea in childhood.'
  4. 'When you hold in gas, it migrates backward through your gastrointestinal tract.'
  5. 'Long-term use may increase your risk of gastrointestinal or urinary tract bleeding.'
  6. 'He was admitted to a local hospital and underwent an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.'
  7. 'We now have no place to clean the endoscopes used by our large gastrointestinal endoscopy service.'
  8. 'Absorption of alcohol from the gastrointestinal tract is equally rapid among all age groups.'
  9. 'In Italy and France, for example, blood donors are turned away if they have had a recent gastrointestinal endoscopy.'
  10. 'The esophagus is now considered the site most often involved in the gastrointestinal tract.'
  11. 'Colonoscopy is the most accurate method of imaging the lower gastrointestinal tract.'

Definitions

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

More examples(as adjective)

"tracts can be gastrointestinal."

"symptoms can be gastrointestinal."

"endoscopies can be gastrointestinal."

"diseases can be gastrointestinal."

"functions can be gastrointestinal."

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