Enema Definition

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[n] injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes


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Synonyms

clyster

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barium enema, irrigation

Misc. Definitions

\En"e*ma\, n.; pl. L. {Enemata}. [L. enema, Gr. ?, fr. ? to send in; ? in + ? to send.] (Med.) An injection, or clyster, thrown into the rectum as a medicine, or to impart nourishment. --Hoblyn.

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