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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.]
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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]
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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)]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

enema

[ˈɛnəmə] n (MEDICINE)lavement m
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enema

nKlistier nt, → Einlauf m; (= syringe)Klistierspritze f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

enema

[ˈɛnɪmə] n (Med) → clistere m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

enema

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

n. enema, lavado, lavativa;
barium ______ de bario;
cleansing ___lavativa, lavado;
double contrast ______ de contraste doble;
retention ______ de retención.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

enema

n enema m, lavativa; barium — enema de bario, enema opaco; retention — enema de retención
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References in periodicals archive ?
Infusion is performed via nasogastric tube, colonoscopy or retention enema.2 The concept of FMT dates back some 1700 years ago when a Chinese medical scientist used the idea to treat diarrhoea.1
As part of the the trial, the patients in the second cohort are being administered 100 mg of Brilacidin once daily as a retention enema for 42 consecutive days.
Liu, "Effect observation of Kangfuxin solution for retention enema combined with oral administration of mesalazine in the treatment of ulcerative colitis," Journal of Chinese Contemporary Medicine, vol.
The treatment seemed simple enough--dilute fresh stool (from a screened donor) with normal saline, filter, and administer the liquid, teeming with healthy bacteria, as a retention enema. Borody applied "anticlostridial" antibiotics and oral bowel lavage beforehand to reduce the endogenous bacterial population, and suggested a high-fiber diet afterwards, to feed the new bacteria.
Adjunctive therapy: Preoperative fluorouracil (5- Fu) retention enema (50-100 ml inorganic serum plus 250 mg 5-Fu retention enema quaque nocte) was performed for the 128 cases out of the 146 of patients until the operation day.