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enema


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enema  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enema 
  n  :  injection  of  a  liquid  through  the  anus  to  stimulate 
  evacuation;  sometimes  used  for  diagnostic  purposes  [syn: 
  {clyster}] 




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