Definition of Enteral

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the enteron.

Exact synonyms: Enteric
Partainyms: Enteron, Enteron
Derivative terms: Enteron, Enteron



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or inside the intestines. "Intestinal disease"
Exact synonyms: Enteric, Intestinal
Partainyms: Intestine, Intestine, Intestine
Derivative terms: Intestine

Definition of Enteral

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, within, or by way of the intestine ¹

2. Adjective. enteric ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enteral

1. enteric [adj] - See also: enteric

Medical Definition of Enteral

1. A method of nutritient delivery where fluid is given directly into the gastrointestinal tract. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enteral

entent
entente
entente cordiale
ententes
entention
ententive
enter
enter'd
enter-
enter into
enter upon
entera
enterable
enteradenography
enteradenology
enteral (current term)
enteral nutrition
enteralgia
enterally
enteramine
enterance
enterate
enterchangeably
enterdynia
enterectasis
enterectomy
entered
enterelcosis
enterer

Literary usage of Enteral

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgical Diseases and Surgery of the Dog by Cecil French (1906)
"GASTRO-enteral ANASTOMOSIS These terms are applied to the operation, ... may be employed in the same manner as described under Entero-enteral Anastomosis. ..."

2. Clinical lectures on infant feeding by Lewis Webb Hill, Jesse Robert Gerstley (1917)
"LECTURE VE PARenteral AND enteral INFECTIONS Gentlemen, we now have finished Finkelstein's original classification. You remember that pathology, ..."

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