Enteric

Enteric
Of or relating to the small intestine.
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Relating to the intestine. [G. enterikos, from entera, bowels]

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en·ter·ic en-'ter-ik, in- adj
1) of, relating to, or affecting the intestines <\enteric diseases> broadly ALIMENTARY
2) being or possessing a coating designed to pass through the stomach unaltered and to disintegrate in the intestines <\enteric aspirin>

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en·ter·ic (en-terґik) [Gr. enterikos intestinal] 1. intestinal. 2. within the small intestine. Called also enteral.

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