Definition of gastroenterological in English:

gastroenterological

adjective

  • See gastroenterology

    • ‘These patients may require specialist gastroenterological referral.’
    • ‘The study was carried out in a gastroenterological surgical unit at a teaching hospital.’
    • ‘We used personal archives of references and, when appropriate, carried out searches on relevant veterinary and human gastroenterological topics.’
    • ‘We would not suggest this for adults because of the different patient profile and the greater time constraints in adult gastroenterological practice.’
    • ‘Beginning this month, all patients with colon or other gastroenterological cancers or with cancer of the thorax will be screened to determine if they need social, psychological or psychiatric services.’

Pronunciation

gastroenterological

/ˌɡastrəʊɛntərəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/