Glossary Term:

Title

gastroenterologist

Phonetic

<b>gas</b>-tro-<b>en</b>-ter-<b>AHL</b>-uh-jist

Description

a doctor who specializes in diseases of the digestive (gastrointestinal) tract, such as the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, as well as the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. See also esophagus, large intestine, liver, pancreas, small intestine, stomach.