nutrient enema


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nu·tri·ent en·e·ma

a rectal injection of predigested food.
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nu·tri·ent en·e·ma

(nūtrē-ĕnt enĕ-mă)
Rectal injection of predigested food.
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nutrient enema

An enema containing predigested foods to nourish a patient unable to be fed otherwise. Synonym: nutritive enema
See also: enema
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