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What does enteric mean?
Enteric is a medical term that means within, by way of, or related to the intestines.
A much more common word for this is intestinal. A close synonym is enteral.
Enteric-coated pills are those that have a coating that’s designed not to wear away until after the pill passes through the stomach and reaches the small intestine, where it will then release the medicine.
The names of some medical conditions include the term enteric. Enteric fever is another name for typhoid fever (which involves intestinal inflammation and ulceration).
The plural noun enterics refers to bacteria that live in the intestines, also called enterobacteria.
The related word enteron is a technical name for the digestive tract or the gastrointestinal tract, which includes the intestines.
Example: The enteric nervous system controls the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract.
Where does enteric come from?
The word enteric comes from the Greek enterikós, from enteron, meaning “intestine.” The root entero- is used in many words related to the intestines, such as enterology (the branch of medicine dealing with the intestines).
Within the medical field, the term enteric is used to describe a range of different things either found in or related to the intestines, especially the small intestine. Bacteria that live in the gut can be called enterics or enteric bacteria. Enteric can also mean “by way of the intestines.” Enteric-coated medicine is designed to withstand the gastric juices in the stomach and be released in the intestines.
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What are some other forms related to enteric?
- nonenteric (adjective)
- enterally (adverb)
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How is enteric used in real life?
Enteric is used in a medical context.
In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, enteric-coated ibuprofen tablets are given to decrease severe GI pain and to increase patient compliance. The drug is designed this way to meet its target onset of action and also to decrease ADRs associated with ibuprofen therapy.
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Enteric means the same thing as intestinal.
How to use enteric in a sentence
Even cutting 30% of emissions from enteric fermentation would lead to a massive reduction in atmospheric methane, she says—about 11% of the total.Surf and Turf: How Seaweed Helps Cows Become Better Climate Citizens|Aryn Baker|November 17, 2021|Time
Buffered and enteric-coated aspirin do not eliminate the risk of developing an ulcer.Could a Daily Aspirin Be Deadly?|Arthur Agatston, M.D.|February 23, 2010|DAILY BEAST
I was told we should have to cover 300 miles of this enteric-stricken country.My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War|Ben Viljoen.
The term “enteric fever” has recently come into use instead of “typhoid” for the latter disease; but see Typhoid Fever.
Ladysmith had been singularly free from enteric before the war.
Out of the six nurses, one has died and three others have had enteric.
For long he lay in the agonies of enteric fever, and almost lost his life.