parenteral

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See also: parentéral

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

para- +‎ enteral; early 20th century.

Adjective[edit]

parenteral (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) administered by some means that avoids the gastrointestinal tract, particularly intravenously or by injection
    Hyponyms: subcutaneous, intramuscular, intravenous, intraperitoneal
    Antonym: enteral

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paʁɛnteˈʁaːl/
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Adjective[edit]

parenteral (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) parenteral

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

parenteral m or f (plural parenterais, not comparable)

  1. (medicine) parenteral
    Hyponyms: intramuscular, intravenoso, subcutâneo

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French parentéral

Adjective[edit]

parenteral m or n (feminine singular parenterală, masculine plural parenterali, feminine and neuter plural parenterale)

  1. parenteral

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paɾenteˈɾal/, [pa.ɾẽn̪.t̪eˈɾal]

Adjective[edit]

parenteral (plural parenterales)

  1. (medicine) parenteral