viral gastroenteritis


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viral gastroenteritis

[′vī·rəl ¦gas·trō‚ent·ə′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
An acute infectious gastroenteritis thought to be caused by various viruses and characterized by diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and variable systemic symptoms.
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