n. study of stomach and its diseases, etc.
   ♦ gastrologer,
   ♦ gastrologist, n.
   ♦ gastrological, a.

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  • Gastrology — Gas*trol o*gy, n. [Gr ?; ?, ?, stomach + ? discourse: cf. F. gastrologie.] The science which treats of the structure and functions of the stomach; a treatise of the stomach. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gastrology — cooking, good eating, 1810, from GASTRO (Cf. gastro ) stomach + LOGY (Cf. logy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gastrology — gastrologic /gas treuh loj ik/, gastrological, adj. gastrologically, adv. gastrologist, n. /ga strol euh jee/, n. the study of the structure, functions, and diseases of the stomach. [1800 10; GASTRO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • gastrology — noun the scientific study of the stomach …   Wiktionary

  • gastrology — The branch of medicine concerned with the stomach and its diseases. [gastro + G. logos, study] * * * gas·trol·o·gy ə jē n, pl gies the art or science of caring for the stomach either medically or gastronomically * * * gas·trol·o·gy (gas… …   Medical dictionary

  • gastrology — n. study of the stomach and its diseases …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gastrology — gas·trol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • gastrology — /gæsˈtrɒlədʒi/ (say gas troluhjee) noun 1. → gastroenterology. 2. cookery or good eating. {Greek gastrologia} –gastrologer, noun –gastrological /gæstrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (say gastruh lojikuhl), adjective …  

  • gastrology — jē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek gastrologia, title given to a poem describing a gastronomical tour of the known world, by Archestratos, 4th century B.C. Greek poet, from gastro belly + logia logy more at gastr : the art or science of caring for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gastrologist — A specialist in gastrology. * * * gas·trol·o·gist ga sträl ə jəst n a specialist in gastrology * * * gas·trol·o·gist (gas trolґə jist) a specialist in gastrology …   Medical dictionary

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