enteral

[en-ter-uhl]
adjective

Origin:
1900–05; enter- + -al1

enterally, adverb
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enteric or enteral (ɛnˈtɛrɪk, ˈɛntərəl)
 
adj
intestinal
 
[C19: from Greek enterikos, from enteron intestine]
 
enteral or enteral
 
adj
 
[C19: from Greek enterikos, from enteron intestine]
 
'enterally or enteral
 
adv

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enteral en·ter·al (ěn'tər-əl)
adj.

  1. Within or by way of the intestine, as distinguished from parenteral.

  2. Enteric.


en'ter·al·ly adv.
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The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the effectives of enteral nutrition in the treatment of pancreatic fistulas.
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