Within, or by way of, the intestine or gastrointestinal tract, especially as distinguished from parenteral. [G. enteron, intestine]

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en·ter·al 'ent-ə-rəl adj ENTERIC
en·ter·al·ly -rə-lē adv

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of or relating to the intestinal tract.

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en·ter·al (enґtər-əl) enteric.

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