Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to enteral: Enteral feeding, Enteral nutrition


 (ĕn-tĕr′ĭk) also en·ter·al (ĕn′tər-əl)
Of, relating to, or being within the intestine.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(ɛnˈtɛr ɪk)

1. of or pertaining to the enteron; intestinal.
2. enterics, enterobacteria.
[1865–70; < Greek]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.enteral - of or relating to the enteron
2.enteral - of or relating to or inside the intestines; "intestinal disease"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.


, enteric
a. entérico-a, rel. al intestino;
___ nutritionnutrición ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


adj enteral
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 26, 2019-: At 4.9%% CAGR, Enteral Syringe Market to Surpass US$ 885 Million USD by 2026
Summary: The report provides detailed information about the current and future growth prospects of the enteral feeding devices market in the most comprehensive manner for the better understanding of readers.
Objective: To share experience about enteral nutrition via feeding jejunostomy in patients undergoing esophagectomies or for palliative purposes and compare our findings with similar studies.
MYOS announced that MYOS enteral nutrition formula, formulated with Fortetropin, has become eligible for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.
has published new data in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition regarding Relizorb (iMMOBILIZED LIPASE) Cartridge, an in-line digestive enzyme cartridge indicated for use in pediatric patients (ages 5 years and above) and adult patients to hydrolyze fats in enteral formula, the company said.
[7] Presently, enteral nutrition has replaced parenteral nutrition.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 18, 2018-Lyric passes US FDA's Fast Track designation for ulimorelin for treating enteral feeding intolerance (EFI) in critically ill patients
TM Techno Medica sells and markets products mainly in the field of enteral nutrition, along with patient hygiene and incontinence products.
The company provides pediatric private duty nursing, therapy, developmental services, and medical solutions, including enteral nutrition, respiratory, medical supplies, and pharmacy.