clyster

[klis-ter]
noun Medicine/Medical.
an enema.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin < Greek klystēr, equivalent to *klyd- (base of klýzein to rinse out; cf. cataclysm) + -tēr agent noun suffix

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clyster (ˈklɪstə)
 
n
med a former name for an enema
 
[C14: from Greek klustēr, from kluzein to rinse]

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clyster clys·ter (klĭs'tər)
n.
An enema.

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Another item was a pewter clyster syringe, indelicacy aside, which was used for enemas.
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