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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

en·ter·ic

(en-tĕr'ik),
Relating to the intestine.
[G. enterikos, from entera, bowels]
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enteric

(ĕn-tĕr′ĭk) also

enteral

(ĕn′tər-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being within the intestine.
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enteric

Referring to the (small) intestine.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

en·ter·ic

(en-ter'ik)
Relating to the intestine.
[G. enterikos, from entera, bowels]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

enteric

Pertaining to the small intestine.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

enteric

relating to the INTESTINE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Enteric

Pertaining to the intestine.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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