lientery

lientery

[lahy-uhn-ter-ee]
noun Pathology.
a form of diarrhea in which the food is discharged undigested or only partly digested.

Origin:
1540–50; < Medieval Latin līenteria < Greek leientería, equivalent to leî(os) smooth + énter(a) bowels + -ia -y3

lienteric, adjective
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lientery (ˈlaɪəntərɪ, -trɪ)
 
n
pathol the passage of undigested food in the faeces
 
[C16: from French, from Medieval Latin, from Greek leienteria, from leios smooth + enteron intestine]
 
lien'teric
 
adj

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lientery li·en·ter·y (lī'ən-těr'ē)
n.
The passage of undigested or partially digested food in the stool.


li'en·ter'ic (lī'ən-těr'ĭk) adj.
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