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 (ĕn-tĕr′ĭk) also en·ter·al (ĕn′tər-əl)
Of, relating to, or being within the intestine.


(ɛnˈtɛr ɪk)

1. of or pertaining to the enteron; intestinal.
2. enterics, enterobacteria.
[1865–70; < Greek]
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Adj.1.enteral - of or relating to the enteron
2.enteral - of or relating to or inside the intestines; "intestinal disease"


, enteric
a. entérico-a, rel. al intestino;
___ nutritionnutrición ___.


adj enteral
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According to the company, this acquisition allows it entry into the field of enteral nutrition and enabling continued expansion in an interesting growth area.
Epic Health Services also provides a spectrum of adult home health care services including skilled nursing, therapy, personal care, behavioural health nursing, enteral nutrition, and medical supplies.
Unfortunately, underfeeding of patients on enteral nutrition support occurs frequently in the hospital due to interruptions in infusion.
Nasogastric enteral nutrition is safe and well tolerated in patients with severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) and it is an alternative to others nutritional routes6.
Methods: A total of 120 patients with burn-induced invasive fungal infection were randomly divided into an early enteral nutrition (EN) group and a parenteral nutrition (PN) group (n=60).
Background: Burns increase the metabolic needs of the body and can lead to severe weight loss and increased risk of death, Early enteral nutrition is believed to improve gastrointestinal, immunological, nutritional, and metabolic responses to critical injury.
Emergency surgical procedures involving the abdominal contents and elective operations involving the upper GI tract (including gastrectomy and pancreatectomy) do not allow for early enteral nutrition via the stomach.
Medicare generally provides coverage for parenteral and enteral nutrition and ostomy supplies in both home health and outpatient delivery settings.
01 billion yen, will take over Snow Brand Milk's production operation of two enteral nutrition products, Twin Line and Racol.
org); the study examining malnutrition in long-term care was published in the July/August 1991 issue of the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (www.