Definition of Enemata
1. Noun. (plural of enema) ¹
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Definition of Enemata
1. enema [n] - See also: enema
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Literary usage of Enemata
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1. Nursing: Its Principles and Practice: For Hospital and Private Use by Isabel Hampton Robb (1906)
"Nutritive enemata for the introduction of nourishment. 3. ... Astringent enemata which check haemorrhages and diarrhoeas; eg hot water or ice water, ..."
2. Practical Nursing: A Text-book for Nurses by Anna Caroline Maxwell, Amy Elizabeth Pope (1914)
"Methods of Giving enemata. Nature, Purpose, and Methods of Giving ... An enema (plural "enemata") is a rectal injection given either to wash out the ..."
3. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1919)
"enemata of weak salt solution may be given to relieve thirst, ... A part of the good effect of the nutrient enemata is the mental satisfaction following ..."
4. Practical dietetics: With Special Reference to Diet in Diseases by William Gilman Thompson (1905)
"The enemata must then be discontinued, but may, if necessary, be resumed again after a brief interval. Queirolo, of the University of Pisa, ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1859)
"Port Wine enemata as a Substitute for Transfusion of Blood in ... Dr. HL WILLIAMS recommends enemata of port wine in cases of post-partum hemorrhage, ..."
6. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1884)
"I formerly had warm-water enemata given with the usual object of removing ... Latterly, I have had enemata of hot, not merely warm, water administered, ..."
7. A Complete Handbook for the Sanitary Troops of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1917)
"CHAPTER V enemata, IRRIGATIONS, DOUCHES, CATHETERIZATION AN enema is an injection of fluid into the bowels. When the injection is made into the rectum ..."