gastrointestinal tract

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gastrointestinal tract

[¦ga·strō‚in′tes·tən·əl ′trakt]
(anatomy)
The stomach and intestine.
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In the lower gastrointestinal tract, inflammatory granulomatous colitis is the most common manifestation in CGD patients.
Those patients who had bleeding from sites other than the lower gastrointestinal tract were excluded.
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