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parenteral

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

Definition of PARENTERAL

:  situated or occurring outside the intestine; especially :  introduced otherwise than by way of the intestines
par·en·ter·al·ly \-rə-lē\ adverb

Origin of PARENTERAL

International Scientific Vocabulary para- + enteral
First Known Use: circa 1910

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