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In severe cases a clyster with ten or fifteen drops of liquor ammoni is said to do good.
I was informed of a case, where solutions of mercurial ointment were used as a clyster every night for a month without success.Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
Clyster, klis′tėr, n. a liquid injected into the intestines to wash them out.
The Clyster given the Child last evening operated very well.The Journals of Lewis and Clark|Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
Molière, in his seventeenth-century satires on the European medical profession, ridicules the excessive use of the clyster.Medicine in Virginia, 1607-1699|Thomas P. Hughes