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

1. of or pertaining to the enteron; intestinal.
2. enterics, enterobacteria.
[1865–70; < Greek]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.enteral - of or relating to the enteron
2.enteral - of or relating to or inside the intestines; "intestinal disease"
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, enteric
a. entérico-a, rel. al intestino;
___ nutritionnutrición ___.
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adj enteral
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Enteral tube feeding may be performed by either continuous infusion through special pumps or by intermittent bolus administration.
2004 Malaysia To compare the nutritional status and the occurrence of treatment failure between patients who have had a dysphagic stroke receiving NGT and PEG tube feeding at 4 wk The FOOD Trial 2005 Multicenter To establish whether Collaboration the timing and route of enteral tube feeding after stroke affected patients' outcomes at 6 mo Dutta, D.
Placement of a jejunal enteral tube through a percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy to prevent recurrent aspiration during intestinal feeding.
Despite the increasing number of studies and bibliographic databases with information that guides the correct preparation and administration of oral dosage forms via enteral tube, there is still a great discrepancy between what is advocated in the literature and what occurs in the usual clinical practice, Most of the recommendations for the viability of the solid forms for administration VNGT are still empirical (Thomson, Naysmith, & Lindsay, 2000).
Therefore, for longer term enteral tube feeding, feeding via a gastrostomy tube is currently recommended.
Enteral tube feeding in the intensive care unit: factors impeding adequate delivery.
Speakers will include Beth Lyman who leads NOVEL (new opportunities for verification of enteral tube location) and NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) leadership from the University of Kentucky who have worked with the RightSpotInfant, one of RightBio Metrics pH indicators.
Answers ranged from 100 to 300 millimeters and included a physician who was unsure.The literature was reviewed and an evidence-based guideline for the management of enteral tube feedings was discovered from the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) (Bankhead et al., 2009).
The primary objective of this study was to determine the effect on enteral tube flow of 3 glucose therapy agents: apple juice, orange juice, and cola.
Individual chapters are focused on measurements and equivalents, whole numbers, enteral tube feedings, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Women with HG who cannot maintain their weight or do not respond to medical therapy may require enteral tube feeding for nutrition.
Enteral tube feeding early after surgery on stomach and the duodenum.