Gastrogavage Gastrolobium

Gastrointestinal

Meanings and phrases

gastrointestinal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or relating to the stomach and intestines; GI

gastrointestinal disorder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food; food poisoning

gastrointestinal hormone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hormones that affect gastrointestinal functioning; GI hormones

gastrointestinal system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the system that makes food absorbable into the body; digestive system; systema alimentarium; systema digestorium

gastrointestinal tract

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination; alimentary canal; alimentary tract; digestive tube; digestive tract; GI tract
E.g.
  • Guanadrel is rapidly and well absorbed from gastrointestinal tract.
  • The effects of amphetamine on the gastrointestinal tract are unpredictable.
  • In the gastrointestinal tract, epithelial cells proliferate and die rapidly.
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