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clyster


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clyster  \Clys"ter\,  n.  [L.,  fr  G.  ?.  fr  ?  to  wash  off  or  out 
  akin  to  Goth.  hl[=u]trs  pure,  G.  lauter:  cf  F.  clyst[`e]re] 
  (Med.) 
  A  liquid  injected  into  the  lower  intestines  by  means  of  a 
  syringe;  an  injection;  an  enema. 
 
  {Clyster  pipe},  a  tube  or  pipe  used  for  injections. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clyster 
  n  :  injection  of  a  liquid  through  the  anus  to  stimulate 
  evacuation;  sometimes  used  for  diagnostic  purposes  [syn: 
  {enema}] 




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