a form of diarrhea in which the food is discharged undigested or only partly digested.
- li·en·ter·ic, adjective
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How to use lientery in a sentence
lientery is the term applied when imperfectly changed food appears in the stools.
lientery, lī′en-ter-i, n. a form of diarrhœa, with frequent liquid evacuations in which the food is discharged undigested.
Unaltered food may be expelled (lientery) by rapid peristaltic movements.
British Dictionary definitions for lientery
pathol the passage of undigested food in the faeces
- lienteric, adjective
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