gastrointestinal gastrointestinal  /ˌɡæ stroʊ ɪn ˈtɛ stə nəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the stomach and intestines

Usage(s):

  1. In addition, Max suffers from hyperactivity, low muscle tone, gastrointestinal problems and a tendency to spike scorchingly high fevers.
  2. It has the advantage of not causing stomach bleeding or other gastrointestinal side effects that other popular pain medications, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, can cause.
  3. Aspirin is known to cause ulcers and bleeding in the stomach, and is one of the most common causes for hospitalization for gastrointestinal bleeding in Scotland, she says.

News

  1. Study Shows That Gulf War Illness Is Not Psychologically-Based

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the twenty years since the Persian Gulf War, symptoms of joint pain, reduced energy and gastrointestinal disorders – collectively known as Gulf War Illness – described by veterans who served in operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm have baffled medical professionals. Originally thought to be psychologically-based, a new study in the open ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. Westchester gets complaints of illnesses after 'burger bash'

    The Westchester Department of Health is investigating two complaints from people experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms after attending a food festival at the Kensico Dam Plaza last week.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. More complaints of burger bash illness

    The number of people reporting gastrointestinal symptoms after a food festival at the Kensico Dam plaza last week has increased to two dozen, Westchester County health officials said Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  1. "If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle," Hillary Clinton said. "Fidel Castro indicated Monday he's ready to step down from power in Cuba. He's suffering from gastrointestinal problems. President Bush is...
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Topeka Capital Journal

  2. Her chef pal Mario Batali says the actress' trip to New York's Mount Sinai Hospital was due to "a little gastrointestinal situation," according to UsMagazine.com.
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Mario Batali Source: MTV.com

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