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Medical Term:

gastroenteritis

Pronunciation: gas'tro-en-ter-i'tis

Definition

Inflammation of the mucous membrane of both stomach and intestine.

Synonym(s): enterogastritis

[gastro- + G. enteron, intestine, + -itis, inflammation]

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