Medical Dictionary

clysis


clysis

noun cly·sis \ˈklī-səs\
plural cly·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of CLYSIS

:  the introduction of large amounts of fluid into the body usually by parenteral injection to replace that lost (as from hemorrhage or in dysentery or burns), to provide nutrients, or to maintain blood pressure—see hypodermoclysis, phleboclysis, proctoclysis
February 27, 2015
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