Our Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu) Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu)
Definition of Gastroenteritis
Gastroenteritis: Inflammation of the stomach and the intestines. Gastroenteritis can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Gastroenteritis has numerous causes, including infections (viruses, bacteria, and parasites), food poisoning, and stress.
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012
Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Need help identifying pills and medications?