Definition of enteric in English:


Syllabification: en·ter·ic
Pronunciation: /enˈterik


  • Of, relating to, or occurring in the intestines.
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    • Gastric or enteric distension then may cause a shift of mediastinal structures.
    • Of these, many laboratories are directly working on viruses causing respiratory, enteric and neurological diseases.
    • In 1997, 2436 faeces samples from patients of gastroenteritis were processed for enteric pathogens.


early 19th century: from Greek enterikos, from enteron 'intestine'.

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