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Meanings of Enterolith:

noun

A compacted, often mineralized mass of material found within the intestines.

Meanings of Enterology:

noun

(the study of) the anatomy or pathology of the intestines; the branch of medicine dealing with the intestines.

Enteron

ˈen.tə.rɒn

Meanings of Enteron:

noun

The digestive system (= the organs in the body involved with digesting food), especially of an embryo (= an animal that is developing either inside its mother or in an egg) or a type of simple sea creature called a coelenterate

Usage examples:

The opening into the enteron is guarded by a strong muscle called the sphincter., he measured the l…

Meanings of Enteropathogenic:

adjective

Of an infectious agent: causing disease of the intestines or gastrointestinal tract.

Enteropathy

ˌɛntəˈrɒpəθi

Meanings of Enteropathy:

noun

A disease of the intestine, especially the small intestine.

Usage examples:

Also known as celiac sprue, nontropical sprue and gluten-sensitive enteropathy, celiac disease occu…

Meanings of Enteroplasty:

noun

Surgery performed to repair or restore the function of the intestines; an instance of this.

Meanings of Enteropneust:

noun

Any of various worm-like hemichordates constituting the class enteropneusta, having an acorn-shaped proboscis, a collar, and a long trunk, inhabiting u-shaped burrows in marine sediments; an acorn worm.

adjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enteropneust or the class enteropneusta.

Meanings of Enteropneusta:

noun

Any of various worm-like hemichordates constituting the class enteropneusta, having an acorn-shaped proboscis, a collar, and a long trunk, inhabiting u-shaped burrows in marine sediments; an acorn worm.

adjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enteropneust or the class enteropneusta.

Meanings of Enteropneustal:

noun

Any of various worm-like hemichordates constituting the class enteropneusta, having an acorn-shaped proboscis, a collar, and a long trunk, inhabiting u-shaped burrows in marine sediments; an acorn worm.

adjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enteropneust or the class enteropneusta.

Meanings of Enteropneustan:

noun

Any of various worm-like hemichordates constituting the class enteropneusta, having an acorn-shaped proboscis, a collar, and a long trunk, inhabiting u-shaped burrows in marine sediments; an acorn worm.

adjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enteropneust or the class enteropneusta.

Meanings of Enteroptosis:

noun

Abnormally low position of the intestines, especially as a (supposed) cause of symptoms; an instance of this.

Meanings of Enterorrhaphy:

noun

The surgical procedure of suturing a perforation or incision of the intestines; an instance of this.

Meanings of Enteroscope:

noun

Inspection of entrails as a method of divination; haruspicy, extispicy.

Meanings of Enteroscopy:

noun

Inspection of entrails as a method of divination; haruspicy, extispicy.

Meanings of Enterospasm:

noun

Irregular, forceful, and painful contraction of the muscle of the intestines; an instance of this.

Enterostomies

ˌɛntəˈrɒstəmi

Meanings of Enterostomies:

noun

An ileostomy or similar surgical operation in which the small intestine is diverted to an artificial opening in the abdominal wall or in another part of the intestine.

Usage examples:

Two weeks later, via a midline incision, 37 vascular malformations from the small bowel and colon w…

Enterostomy

ˌɛntəˈrɒstəmi

Meanings of Enterostomy:

noun

An ileostomy or similar surgical operation in which the small intestine is diverted to an artificial opening in the abdominal wall or in another part of the intestine.

Usage examples:

Two weeks later, via a midline incision, 37 vascular malformations from the small bowel and colon w…

Meanings of Enterotome:

noun

An instrument or device (now typically a pair of scissors with one blunt or rounded blade) used to open the intestines during an autopsy.

Meanings of Enterotomy:

noun

The surgical cutting open of the intestine.

Usage examples:

Surgical intervention consisted of partial jejunectomy with primary anastomosis after failed attemp…

Meanings of Enterotoxemia:

noun

Blood poisoning caused by an enterotoxin.

Usage examples:

Similarly, the feeding of bacillus cereus, lactobacillus spp., and streptococcus faecium did not pr…

Enterotoxin

ˌɛntərəʊˈtɒksɪn

Meanings of Enterotoxin:

noun

A toxin produced in or affecting the intestines, such as those causing food poisoning or cholera.

Usage examples:

Secretory diarrhoea is a common disorder in developing countries, where pathogens that produce ente…

Enterovirus

ˈɛntərəʊˌvʌɪrəs

Meanings of Enterovirus:

noun

Any of a group of rna viruses (including those causing polio and hepatitis a) which typically occur in the gastrointestinal tract, sometimes spreading to the central nervous system or other parts of the body.

Usage examples:

The most common causes of viral meningitis are enteroviruses, herpes simplex virus, and hiv.

Enterprise

ˈen.tə.praɪz

Meanings of Enterprise:

noun

A project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one.

Usage examples:

A joint enterprise between french and japanese companies

Meanings of Enterprises:

noun

A project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one.

Usage examples:

A joint enterprise between french and japanese companies

Enterprising

ˈen.tə.praɪ.zɪŋ

Meanings of Enterprising:

adjective

Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness.

Usage examples:

Some enterprising teachers have started their own recycling programmes

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