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clyster

 [klis´ter]
old term for enema.
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clys·ter

(klis'ter),
An old term for enema.
[G. klystēr, fr. klyzō, fut. klysō, to wash out]
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clyster

(klĭs′tər)
n.
An enema.
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clyster

An archaic term for an ENEMA.
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