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Medical Term:

gastroenterology

Pronunciation: gas'tro-en'ter-ol'o-je

Definition: The medical specialty concerned with the function and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach, intestines, and associated organs.

[gastro- + G. enteron, intestine, + logos, study]

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