Digestive Disorders and Diseases Medical Dictionary

This medical dictionary defines words that are often used when talking or writing about digestive disorders or diseases. Word pronunciation is provided along with a short and easy to understand definition. The purpose is to help people with digestive diseases, their families and friends to better understand the terms and meanings associated with a digestive disorder.

Each word is listed in alphabetical order. Some words have many meanings; only those meanings that relate to digestive diseases are included. A term will refer the reader to another definition only when the second definition gives additional information about a topic that is directly related to the first term. Also, many of the disorders outlined in this medical dictionary will have corresponding pages with much more detail given to the digestive disease which will include symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.

This information is not a substitute for a visit to your doctor. Talk to a health professional if you have problems with your digestive system.

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