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Enteric

Definition

adjective

(1) Pertaining to the inside of, or by way of, or originating from, the intestines; intestinal

(2) Relating to the microorganisms living or present in the intestines

(3) Pertaining to nervous system controlling intestinal function

(4) Relating to the enteron

(5) Of drugs prepared to remain intact in the stomach then dissolve in the small intestine to be absorbed, as in enteric coating


noun, plural: enterics

(1) Any of the enteric bacteria


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Word origin: Greek enterikos (intestines, innards)

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Conflicting results of Gram-Negative unknown

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