Meaning of gastroenterology in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɡastrəʊˌɛntəˈrɒlədʒi/

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mass noun
  • The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and related organs.

    ‘The centre will initially manage outpatient calls from departments such as general surgery, urology, gastroenterology, cardiology, rheumatology, and dermatology.’
    • ‘For example, radiology was big on guidewires, but urology, gastroenterology, and cardiology weren't.’
    • ‘It will carry out general surgery, orthopaedics, gastroenterology, gynaecology, plastics and urology procedures.’
    • ‘In addition, patients can make appointments to see specialists in such fields as allergy, dermatology, gastroenterology, gynecology, immunology, liver disease, lung disease, and podiatry.’
    • ‘All patients will need thorough ophthalmologic and dermatologic examinations, and consultations with otolaryngology, gastroenterology, and gynecology specialists may also be appropriate.’
    • ‘Clinics such as orthopaedics, urology, gynaecology and gastroenterology are dependent on the diagnostic and treatment centre.’
    • ‘The 12-member consensus panel included representation from internal medicine, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, pediatrics, family practice, oncology and the public.’
    • ‘Concentrating on psychophysiological medicine, the four divisions cover aspects of cardiology, gastroenterology, transplant surgery and the menstrual cycle respectively.’
    • ‘Due to its common application in general surgery and gastroenterology, electrocautery equipment is available in almost every operating room.’
    • ‘He contributed significantly to research in many areas of clinical gastroenterology and tropical parasitology.’
    • ‘Thus a serial record was available for each child, including letters from other centres such as those specialising in autism or paediatric gastroenterology.’
    • ‘Bedside logic has not been entirely neglected in textbooks of medicine and gastroenterology.’
    • ‘Subspecialists in radiology or gastroenterology will most often conduct these tests.’
    • ‘He then became lecturer in medicine, and developed the specialty of gastroenterology, introducing a fibreoptic endoscopy to Northern Ireland.’
    • ‘In gastroenterology the conversation often deals with matters that may be considered in some circles to be vulgar.’
    • ‘Who knows, you may find yourself activating a hitherto latent fascination with, say, clinical pathology or gastroenterology?’
    • ‘An interesting choice of venue has been announced for the first European symposium devoted to ethics in gastroenterology and digestive endoscopy.’
    • ‘The latter worked in general medicine and gastroenterology.’
    • ‘A director of gastroenterology at a laboratory in a medical center in Alabama found that 14 out of 20 medical devices sent to a well-known reprocessor came back contaminated.’
    • ‘Endoscopy has altered the practice of gastroenterology by providing minimally invasive access to the gastrointestinal tract.’