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enteric

[ en-ter-ik ]SEE DEFINITION OF enteric

Synonyms for enteric

  • stomachic
  • abdominal
  • celiac
  • duodenal
  • gastrocolic
  • intestinal
  • stomach
  • stomachical
  • ventral
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENTERIC

Thirty enteric cases were taken into Pretoria with the last convoy.

Your son down with enteric no immediate danger will cable again.

By this time dysentery and enteric had taken toll of more men than bullets.

Poor James, and also my servant Gilbert, have gone to hospital with enteric.

More died from enteric and dysentery and sunstroke than from wounds.

Now Worthington was not with him; he had died of enteric at Pretoria in September.

A private, who had been ill with enteric, had died in the night.

The results (p. 299) in regard to enteric were perhaps the most remarkable of all.

We all remember the terrible share that enteric had in the wastage of that campaign.

In all these respects it has a great affinity to enteric fever.

WORD ORIGIN

"pertaining to the intestines," 1869, from Greek enterikos "intestinal," first used in this sense by Aristotle, from entera (plural; singular enteron) "intestines," from PIE *enter-, comparative of *en "in" (see inter-).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ENTERIC

gastric

adjectivepertaining to the stomach
  • abdominal
  • celiac
  • duodenal
  • enteric
  • gastrocolic
  • intestinal
  • stomach
  • stomachic
  • stomachical
  • ventral
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