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enteral

[en-ter-uh l] /ˈɛn tər əl/
adjective
1.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; enter- + -al1
Related forms
enterally, adverb
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  • The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the effectives of enteral nutrition in the treatment of pancreatic fistulas.
British Dictionary definitions for enteral

enteric

/ɛnˈtɛrɪk/
adjective
1.
intestinal
Derived Forms
enterally, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from Greek enterikos, from enteron intestine
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enteral in Medicine

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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