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enema
American English: /ˈɛnəmə/
British English: /ˈɛnɪmə/

Translation of enema in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • A barium enema is a procedure, done through a special x-ray, for examining the large bowel.
    • No further deaths have been reported after procedures requiring barium enemas.
    • Barium enema, like colonoscopy, examines the whole colon and rectum, and, although it is cheaper and has a lower complication rate than colonoscopy, it is invasive and requires full bowel preparation.

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