Menu

Gastroenteritis

[gas-troh-en-tuh-rahy-tis]

Inflammation of the stomach and the intestines. Can cause nausea and vomiting and/or diarrhea. Gastroenteritis has numerous causes: including infectious organisms (viruses, bacteria, etc.), food poisoning, and stress.

WebMD Definition
© 2006 WebMD, Inc. All rights reserved.