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Meaning of ENEMA

Pronunciation:  'enumu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
 

ENEMA is a 5 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: clyster
 
 See Also: barium enema, irrigation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En"e*ma\, n.; pl. L. {Enemata}. [L. enema, Gr. ?, fr. ?
to send in; ? in + ? to send.] (Med.)
An injection, or clyster, thrown into the rectum as a
medicine, or to impart nourishment. --Hoblyn.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: liquid put into the rectum to clear out the bowel or to administer medications or food.
 
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