What is another word for Gastric Outlet Obstruction?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈastɹɪk ˈa͡ʊtlɛt ɒbstɹˈʌkʃən] (IPA)

Gastric Outlet Obstruction (GOO) is a medical condition where something blocks the outflow of stomach contents into the small intestine. Some synonyms for GOO include Pyloric Obstruction, Pylorostenosis, Duodenal Obstruction and Duodenal Stenosis. Pyloric and Duodenal Obstruction are more specific terms than just GOO, as they refer to the site of the obstruction in the digestive tract. However, all of these terms are used to describe a similar condition that causes symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, bloating, and abdominal pain. Treatment options may include medication, endoscopic or surgical intervention depending on the severity of the obstruction.

Synonyms for Gastric outlet obstruction:

What are the hypernyms for Gastric outlet obstruction?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Abdominal disorders, digestive disorders, gastric disorders, gastrointestinal tract disorders, stomach disorders, upper gastrointestinal tract disorders.

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