Definition of gastroenterological in US English:

gastroenterological

adjective

  • See gastroenterology

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We would not suggest this for adults because of the different patient profile and the greater time constraints in adult gastroenterological practice.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘These patients may require specialist gastroenterological referral.’

Pronunciation

gastroenterological

/-tərəˈläjikəl/