Any disorder of the alimentary canal. [gastro- + G. enteron, intestine, + pathos, suffering]

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gas·tro·en·ter·op·a·thy -ent-ə-'räp-ə-thē n, pl -thies a disease of the stomach and intestines

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gas·tro·en·ter·op·a·thy (gas″tro-en″tər-opґə-the) any disease of the stomach and intestines; see also gastroenteritis.

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