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enteric Syllabification: en·ter·ic
Pronunciation: /enˈterik/

Definition of enteric in English:


Of, relating to, or occurring in the intestines.
Example sentences
  • 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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