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enteric

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adjective en·ter·ic \en-ˈter-ik, in-\

Definition of enteric

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or affecting the intestines; broadly :  alimentary

  2. 2 :  being or having a coating designed to pass through the stomach unaltered and disintegrate in the intestines <enteric aspirin>



1833

First Known Use of enteric

1833


Medical Dictionary

enteric

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adjective en·ter·ic \en-ˈter-ik, in-\

Medical Definition of enteric

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or affecting the intestines <enteric diseases>; broadly :  alimentary

  2. 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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