par-enteral

parenteral

[pa-ren-ter-uhl]
adjective Anatomy, Medicine/Medical, Physiology.
1.
taken into the body in a manner other than through the digestive canal.
2.
not within the intestine; not intestinal.

Origin:
1905–10; par- + enter- + -al1

parenterally, adverb
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parenteral (pæˈrɛntərəl)
 
adj
1.  (esp of the route by which a drug is administered) by means other than through the digestive tract, esp by injection
2.  designating a drug to be injected
 
[C20: from para-1 + entero- + -al1]
 
par'enterally
 
adv

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parenteral par·en·ter·al (pā-rěn'tər-əl)
adj.

  1. Located outside the alimentary canal.

  2. Taken into the body or administered in a manner other than through the digestive tract, as by intravenous or intramuscular injection.


par·en'ter·al·ly adv.
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