[ klahy-sis ]
/ ˈklaɪ sɪs /
noun, plural cly·ses [klahy-sees] /ˈklaɪ sis/. Medicine/Medical.
the administration of an enema.
intravenous administration of any of a number of solutions to provide nutriment, replace lost body fluid or control blood pressure.
Origin of clysis
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[ klī′sĭs ]
n. pl. cly•ses (-sēz′)
An infusion of fluid, usually subcutaneously, for therapeutic purposes.
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