Definition of Gastroenteritis:

  1. Inflammation of the stomach and intestines, typically resulting from bacterial toxins or viral infection and causing vomiting and diarrhea.

  2. Inflammation of the stomach and the intestines caused usually be infestation of certain bacteria or viruses, food poisoning, or by toxic substances ingested with contaminated food. Its general symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Caused also by lactose intolerance.

How to use Gastroenteritis in a sentence?

  1. Also known as viral gastro-enteritis, it causes vomiting, headaches, abdominal cramps and sometimes diarrhoea.

Meaning of Gastroenteritis & Gastroenteritis Definition