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gastrointestinal

adjective uk   /ˌɡæs.trəʊˌɪn.tesˈtaɪ.nəl/ us    /-troʊ.ɪnˈtes.tən.əl/ specialized
in or relating to both the stomach and the intestine (= the long tube food passes through after the stomach): the gastrointestinal tract gastrointestinal bleeding
Translations of “gastrointestinal”
in Chinese (Traditional) 腸胃(裡)的, 與腸胃相關的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胃肠(里)的, 与肠胃相关的…
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