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gastroenteritis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gastroenteritisgas‧tro‧en‧te‧ri‧tis /ˌɡæstrəʊ-entəˈraɪtɪs $ -troʊ-/ noun [uncountable] medical  MIa painful illness which makes your stomach and intestine become swollen
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gastroenteritisA Vermont woman was presented with a frantic bundle later diagnosed to be suffering from gastroenteritis.We therefore intend to analyse additional sera from patients with infectious gastroenteritis for the presence of anti-lactoferrin antibodies.Fear of the rats hurried even those with the fluid stomach of embryonic dysentery or gastroenteritis.By contrast, in the subtropics it is one of the most important causes of parasitic gastroenteritis.Trichostrongylus is rarely a primary pathogen in temperate areas, but is usually a component of parasitic gastroenteritis in ruminants.It contributes to the syndrome of parasitic gastroenteritis and only occasionally occurs in sufficient numbers to cause clinical disease on its own.Many cases are mild and can not be distinguished from viral gastroenteritis.Surface hydrophobicity has been shown to be correlated with adherence in E coli associated with gastroenteritis and pyelonephritis.
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