gastr-, gastro-, gaster-, gastero-, gastri-, -gastria-
(Greek: stomach, belly)
Gastroenteritis has numerous causes: including infectious organisms (viruses, bacteria, etc.), food poisoning, and stress.2. Inflammation of the lining of the stomach and small and large intestines.
It is usually caused by infection with a microorganism but can also be caused by ingestion of certain chemical toxins or drugs.
Usually, people have diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
2. Feeding someone with a nutrient solution into the stomach through a tube through a surgically created opening.
3. Forced feeding with a stomach tube.