enema

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See also: ènema and ę́nemą

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An enema bucket and an enema bag

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin enema, from Ancient Greek ἔνεμα (énema, injection), from ἐνίηναι (eníēnai, to send in, inject), from ἐν (en, in) + ἱέναι (hiénai, to send, throw).

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enema (plural enemas or enemata)

  1. An injection of fluid into the large intestine by way of the rectum, usually for medical purposes.
  2. The fluid so injected.
  3. A device for administering such an injection.

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Del Latin enema, del Ancient Greek ἔνεμα (énema, injeção), del ἐνίηναι (eníēnai, colocar, injetar), del ἐν (en, em) + ἱέναι (hiénai, enviar, jogar).

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enema m (plural enemas)

  1. enema A introdução de água no ânus (reto e sigmoide)
    Synonym: clister, Synonym: chuca, Synonym: enteroclisma, Synonym: pachuca, Synonym: chuca, Synonym: rebí

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Del Latin enema, del Ancient Greek ἔνεμα (énema, inyección), del ἐνίηναι (eníēnai, poner en, inyectar), del ἐν (en, en) + ἱέναι (hiénai, enviar, tirar).

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enema m

  1. enema El procedimiento de introducir líquidos en el recto y el colon a través del ano
    Synonyms: clister, lavado, lavativa

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