American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The branch of medicine dealing with the study of disorders affecting the stomach, intestines, and associated organs.
- n. The study of the digestive system, from mouth to anus. May also include the study of accessory organs: pancreas, liver, gallbladder and bile ducts.
- n. the branch of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract and its diseases
- gastro-, from Ancient Greek γαστήρ (gastēr, "belly") + enterology, from entero-, from Ancient Greek ἔντερον (enteron, "intestine"). (Wiktionary)
“Center clinicians work closely with Children's Hospital specialists in gastroenterology, nutrition, behavioral and neuropsychology, radiology and clinical pharmacology to coordinate comprehensive care for patients.”
“Specialists in gastroenterology, ENT (ear, nose and throat), surgery as well as other subspecialists familiar with the individual with cystic fibrosis are readily available on site.”
“I had successfully completed my training as a physician and now wanted to work in gastroenterology or microbiology to continue the work.”
“Health where Brown served initially as Clinical Associate in gastroenterology and hereditary disease.”
“The guy couldn’t stop staring, but then again, it’s not every day you hear a preschooler pronounce the word gastroenterology, clear as a bell.”
“Cases in pediatric gastroenterology from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: A 2-year-old boy with emesis and facial edema.”
“Unless you are an M. I.T grad who also graduated from medical school with a degree in gastroenterology.”
“Residents and fellows training in pathology as well as in other specialties such as gastroenterology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and at the University of Pennsylvania and from a broad range of other programs can rotate through the department for instruction in fetal and pediatric pathology.”
“Doctors in less glamorous fields, such as gastroenterology, can now compete in Who Wants to Be a Cardiothoracic Surgeon?”
“About 25 physicians will work at the center, including doctors who would rotate in to provide specialized services such as gastroenterology, rheumatology and endocrinology, based on patient demand.”
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