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enteric

 [en-ter´ik]
pertaining to the small intestine; called also enteral.
enteric-coated of tablets, having a special coating that prevents release and absorption of their contents until they reach the intestine.

en·ter·al

(en'tĕr-ăl),
Within, or by way of, the intestine or gastrointestinal tract, especially as distinguished from parenteral.
[G. enteron, intestine]

enteral

/en·ter·al/ (en´ter'l) enteric.

enteral

[en′tərəl, enter′əl]
Etymology: Gk, enteron, bowel
within the small intestine, or via the small intestine.

en·ter·al

(en'tĕr-ăl)
Within, or by way of, the intestine or gastrointestinal tract, especially as distinguished from parenteral. A term used to describe tube feedings.
[G. enteron, intestine]

enteral

Within the gut (gastrointestinal tract).

en·ter·al

, enteric (en'tĕr-ăl, -terik)
Within, or by way of, the intestine or gastrointestinal tract.
[G. enteron, intestine]

enteral (en´tərəl),

adj directly into the gastrointestinal tract; pertains to tube feedings that may be necessary when a patient cannot ingest food orally.

enteral

within, by way of, or pertaining to the intestine.

enteral feeding
delivery of nutrients directly into the stomach, duodenum or jejunum. Called also enteral nutrition.
enteral nutrition
see enteral feeding (above).
enteral tube
the feeding tube positioned in the alimentary tract for administration of nutrients. See also enterostomy tube.
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