Medical Dictionary

clysis

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noun cly·sis \ˈklī-səs\

Medical Definition of clysis

plural

clyses

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  1. :  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


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