lientery


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Related to lientery: steatorrhoea, steatorrhea, melaena

lientery

(ˈlaɪəntərɪ; -trɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol the passage of undigested food in the faeces
[C16: from French, from Medieval Latin, from Greek leienteria, from leios smooth + enteron intestine]
ˌlienˈteric adj
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lientery

a variety of diarrhea in which food is excreted either partially or wholly undigested. — lienteric, adj.
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Translations

li·en·ter·y

n. lientería, diarrea que muestra partículas de alimento no digerido.
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