Barrett's Esophagus

Glossary of Terms

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Referring to the stomach.
A physician who specializes in digestive diseases, that is, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The gastrointestinal tract includes the esophagus, stomach, intestines, and anus. Some gastroenterologists also have expertise in diseases of the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas since these organs are also involved in digestion.