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en·e·ma

 (ĕn′ə-mə)
n.
1. The injection of liquid into the rectum through the anus for cleansing, for stimulating evacuation of the bowels, or for other therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.
2. The fluid so injected.

[Late Latin, from Greek, from enīenai, to send in, inject : en-, in; see en-2 + hīenai, to send; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

enema

(ˈɛnɪmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
1. (Medicine) the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels, medicate, or nourish
2. (Medicine) the liquid so introduced
[C15: from New Latin, from Greek: injection, from enienai to send in, from hienai to send]

en•e•ma

(ˈɛn ə mə)

n., pl. -mas.
1. the injection of a fluid into the rectum.
2. the fluid injected.
[1675–85; < Late Latin < Greek énema <en(i)é(nai) to send in (en- en-2 + hiénai to send, throw)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enema - an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuationenema - an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
irrigation - (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution
colonic, colonic irrigation - a water enema given to flush out the colon
barium enema - enema in which a contrast medium (usually barium sulfate) is injected into the rectum and X-rays are taken to search for lesions
Translations
حُقْنَه شَرْجِيَّه
klystýr
lavement
peräruiske
beöntés
stólpípa
浣腸
관장
klizma
klizma
klystír
lavemang
lâvman

enema

[ˈenɪmə] N (enemas or enemata (pl)) [ˈenɪmətə]enema m

enema

[ˈɛnəmə] n (MEDICINE)lavement m

enema

nKlistier nt, → Einlauf m; (= syringe)Klistierspritze f

enema

[ˈɛnɪmə] n (Med) → clistere m

enema

(ˈenəmə) noun
the injection of a liquid into the rectum. He was given an enema to clean out the bowels before his operation.

en·e·ma

n. enema, lavado, lavativa;
barium ______ de bario;
cleansing ___lavativa, lavado;
double contrast ______ de contraste doble;
retention ______ de retención.

enema

n enema m, lavativa; barium — enema de bario, enema opaco; retention — enema de retención
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