HyperDic: enema

English > 1 sense of the word enema:
NOUNactenema, clysteran injection of a liquid / liquid through the anus to stimulate / stimulate evacuation
enema > pronunciation
Soundseh'nahmah
RhymesAlabama ... Yuma: 82 rhymes with mah...
English > enema: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAn injection of a liquid / liquid through the anus to stimulate / stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes.
Synonymclyster
Narrowerbarium enemaenema in which a contrast medium (usually barium sulfate) is injected into the rectum and X-rays are taken to search for lesions
colonic irrigation, colonicA water enema given to flush out the colon
Broaderirrigation(medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution
Spanishclister, enema, lavativa
Catalanclisteri, ènema, lavativa

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