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parenteral

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adjective par·en·ter·al \pə-ˈren-tə-rəl\

Definition of parenteral

  1. :  situated or occurring outside the intestine; especially :  introduced otherwise than by way of the intestines

parenterally

play \-rə-lē\ adverb


Origin and Etymology of parenteral

International Scientific Vocabulary para- + enteral


First Known Use: circa 1910


Medical Dictionary

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parenteral

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adjective par·en·ter·al \pə-ˈrent-ə-rəl\

Medical Definition of parenteral

  1. :  situated or occurring outside the intestine <parenteral drug administration by intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous injection>; especially :  introduced otherwise than by way of the intestines <enteric versus parenteral feeding>

parenterally

\-rə-lē\play adverb



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parenteral

noun par·en·ter·al

Medical Definition of parenteral

  1. :  an agent (as a drug or solution) intended for parenteral administration




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