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enema

  

      n   pl   , -mas, -mata     (Med)  
1    the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels, medicate, or nourish  
2    the liquid so introduced  
     (C15: from New Latin, from Greek: injection, from enienai to send in, from hienai to send)  


barium enema  
      n   an injection into the rectum of a preparation of barium sulphate, which is opaque to X-rays, before X-raying the lower alimentary canal  
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barium enema, ENEA, enemy, ENE

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