Definition of enema
enemataplay \ˌe-nə-ˈmä-tə, ˈe-nə-mə-tə\
1 : the injection of liquid into the rectum and colon by way of the anus
2 : material for injection as an enema
Examples of enema in a Sentence
The nurse gave the patient an enema.
Recent Examples of enema from the Web
Among the treatments Messer allegedly prescribed were laetrile and three castor oil enemas per day for three months.
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ENEMA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enema for English Language Learners
medical : a procedure in which liquid is forced into the intestines through the anus in order to make solid waste pass from the body; also : the liquid that is used for an enema
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