Definition of Lientery

1. n. A diarrhea, in which the food is discharged imperfectly digested, or with but little change.



Definition of Lientery

1. Noun. (medicine) A form of diarrhea in which food passes through the body with little or no digestion. ¹

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Definition of Lientery

1. a form of diarrhea [n -TERIES]

Medical Definition of Lientery

1. A diarrhea, in which the food is discharged imperfectly digested, or with but little change. Origin: Gr.; smooth, soft + an intestine: cf. F. Lienterie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lientery

lienholders
lieno-intestinal
lienomedullary
lienomyelogenous
lienopancreatic
lienophrenic ligament
lienor
lienorenal
lienorenal ligament
lienors
liens
lienteric
lienteric diarrhoea
lienterics
lienteries
lientery (current term)
lienunculus
lier
lierne
lierne rib
lierne ribs
liernes
liers
lies
liest
lieth
lieu
lieu jaune
lieus
lieutenancies

Literary usage of Lientery

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1. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison (1856)
"... lientery. BRONCHIA, DILATATION OF THE, Dilated Bronchia. The physical signs of this condition are the following ..."

2. A Homoeopathic Treatise on the Diseases of Children by Alphonse T├ęste (1865)
"lientery. We thus name a sort of diarrhea whose existence is most commonly dependent upon another disease, ..."

3. A Translation of the Eight Books of Aul. Corn. Celsus on Medicine by Aulus Cornelius Celsus (1831)
"After dysentery sometimes a lientery arises; in which the intestines can retain nothing, and quickly discharge in an undigested state whatever has been ..."

4. A Translation of the Eight Books by Aulus Cornelius Celsus, Leonardo Targa, G. F. Collier (1840)
"After dysentery sometimes a LiENTERY arises; in which the intestines can retain nothing, and quickly discharge in an undigested state whatever has been ..."

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