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clysis

[klahy-sis] /ˈklaɪ sɪs/
noun, plural clyses
[klahy-sees] /ˈklaɪ sis/ (Show IPA).
Medicine/Medical
1.
the administration of an enema.
2.
intravenous administration of any of a number of solutions to provide nutriment, replace lost body fluid or control blood pressure.
Origin
< New Latin < Greek klýsis flushing by an enema; see clyster, -sis
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clyses in Medicine

clysis cly·sis (klī'sĭs)
n. pl. cly·ses (-sēz')
An infusion of fluid, usually subcutaneously, for therapeutic purposes.

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