gastroenterology

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γαστήρ (gastḗr, belly) + Ancient Greek ἔντερον (énteron, intestine) + Ancient Greek -λογία (-logía); synchronically, gastro- +‎ entero- +‎ -logy.

Noun[edit]

gastroenterology (uncountable)

  1. The study of the digestive system, from mouth to anus. May also include the study of accessory organs: pancreas, liver, gallbladder and bile ducts.

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