Definition of Enteric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the enteron.

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

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

Definition of Enteric

1. a. Of or pertaining to the enteron, or alimentary canal; intestinal.

Definition of Enteric

1. Adjective. of, relating to, within, or by way of the intestines ¹

2. Adjective. staying intact in the stomach, then dissolving in the intestine ¹

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Definition of Enteric

1. pertaining to the enteron [adj]

Medical Definition of Enteric

1. Relating to the intestine. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Enteric Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enteric

enteric (current term)
enteric-coated aspirin
enteric bacteria
enteric coated tablet
enteric coating
enteric cytopathogenic bovine orphan virus
enteric cytopathogenic human orphan virus
enteric cytopathogenic monkey orphan virus
enteric cytopathogenic swine orphan virus
enteric fever
enteric nervous system
enteric organism
enteric orphan viruses
enteric plexus

Literary usage of Enteric

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

1. The Lancet (1898)
"The first noteworthy point is the remarkable decline in enteric fever which has occurred at Munich. Taking the year 1869 as the starting point, ..."

2. A History of Epidemics in Britain by Charles Creighton (1894)
"Typhoid or enteric Fever in London, 1826. The identification of enteric fever and relapsing fever respectively, or the separation of each from typhus, ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1904)
"IT is scarcely possible to say anything about enteric fever in the army that has not already been said a great many times. Able articles by the officers of ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The Treatment of enteric Fever with Specific Sera Filtrates and Residues. —RICHARDSON (Boston Med. and Surg. Jour., 1907, clvii, 449) summarizes a study of ..."

5. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1897)
"In 1859 Murchison wrote saying that no cases have hitherto been published showing the possibility of scarlatina and enteric ..."

6. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1878)
"enteric Fever and Milli Supply. IN January and February there was a remarkable outbreak of enteric fever at the west end of Glasgow, on which Dr. Russell, ..."

7. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1898)
"We find in systematic writings upon the subject descriptions, more or less complete, of the following forms of enteric fever: 1, The mild, ..."

8. Medico-Chirurgical Transactions by Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London (1898)
"110 Bone-marrow, persistence of bacillus of enteric fever in . . 170 Bramah, reputed inventor ... 112 Chill: contributing cause to enteric fever in India . ..."

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