gastroenteritis
(gas\'tro-en-ter-i\'tis)
An acute inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines, characterized by anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weakness. It has various causes including food poisoning due to such organisms as E. coli, S. aureus, Campylobacter (campylobacteriosis), and Salmonella species; consumption of irritating food or drink; or psychological factors such as anger, stress, and fear. Also called enterogastritis.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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