[ en-ter-uh l ]
/ ˈɛn tər əl /
When Did The Letter U Enter The Alphabet?There was no letter U in the alphabet. Well, that’s not the entire story. There was the sound for the letter we call U, but it didn’t look like U. It looked like V. The Classical Latin alphabet had only 23 letters, not the 26 that we have today. (This is why the W looks like a double V but is pronounced like a double …
Related formsen·ter·al·ly, adverb
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Medicine definitions for enteral
[ ĕn′tər-əl ]
Within or by way of the intestine, as distinguished from parenteral.
Related formsen′ter•al•ly adv.
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