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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]

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]
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Despite unspecified juice being a preferred treatment for hypoglycemia in the population who can eat and drink [1], this result demonstrates that orange juice may not be ideal for the enterally fed population.
Nutritional adequacy in patients receiving mechanical ventilation who are fed enterally. American Journal of Critical Care, 14(3), 222-231.
There are inadequacies in meeting the prescribed feeding dose in enterally nourished ICU patients.
50 patients who received total parenteral nutrition (male/female: 23/27) and 54 patients who were fed enterally (male/female: 20/34) were included in this study.
Enterally absorbed Cd is taken up by the liver, where a significant amount of its ionized form ([Cd.sup.2+]) is bound to metallothioneins (MTs), leading to hepatocellular necrosis and/or apoptosis, with the consequent release of Cd-MT complexes into the bloodstream.
Absorption and metabolic effects of enterally administered glutamine in humans.
in 2001 [2], is the condition in which there are 'severe electrolyte and fluid shifts associated with metabolic abnormalities in malnourished patients undergoing refeeding, whether orally, enterally, or parenterally'.
The day after Al-Hanashi died, the nurse and psychologist had shown a group of journalists of which I was a part an oddly defensive display of how hunger-striking prisoners are bound in restraint chairs when being "enterally fed" (that is, force-fed).
The day after Hanashi died, the nurse and psychologist had shown a group of journalists of which I was a part an oddly defensive display of how hunger-striking prisoners are bound in restraint chairs when being "enterally fed" (that is, force-fed).
Aspiration assessment and prevention in critically ill enterally fed patients: Evidence-based recommendations for practice.