Lienteric
Lienteric Li`en*ter"ic (l[imac]`[e^]n*t[e^]r"[i^]k), a. [L. lientericus, Gr. leienteriko`s: cf. F. lient['e]rique. See {Lientery}.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, a lientery. -- n. (Med.) A lientery. --Grew. [1913 Webster]

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  • lienteric — Relating to, or marked by, lientery. * * * li·en·ter·ic .lī ən ter ik adj containing or characterized by the passage of undigested or partially digested food used of feces or diarrhea …   Medical dictionary

  • lienteric — adj. of lientery, of a form of diarrhea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lienteric — li·en·ter·ic …   English syllables

  • lienteric — |līən.|terik adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French lientérique, from Latin lientericus, from Greek leienterikos, from leienteria + ikos ic : containing or characterized by the passage of undigested or partially digested food used of feces… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lienteric diarrhea — diarrhea containing undigested food …   Medical dictionary

  • lientery — lienteric, adj. /luy euhn ter ee/, n. Pathol. a form of diarrhea in which the food is discharged undigested or only partly digested. [1540 50; < ML lienteria < Gk leientería, equiv. to leî(os) smooth + énter(a) bowels + ia Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • lientery — Passage of undigested food in the stools. [G. leienteria, fr. leios, smooth, + enteron, intestine] * * * li·en·tery lī ən .ter ē, lī en tə rē n, pl ter·ies lienteric diarrhea * * * li·en·tery (liґən ter″e) [Gr. leienteria; leios smooth …   Medical dictionary

  • Diarrhea — A familiar phenomenon with unusually frequent or unusually liquid bowel movements, excessive watery evacuations of fecal material. The opposite of constipation. The word “diarrhea” with its odd spelling is a near steal from the Greek “diarrhoia”… …   Medical dictionary

  • lientery — /ˈlaɪəntəri/ (say luyuhntuhree) noun a form of diarrhoea in which the food is discharged undigested or only partly digested. {Medieval Latin līenteria, from Greek leienteria} –lienteric /laɪənˈtɛrɪk/ (say luyuhn terik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • lientery —   n. diarrhoeal discharge of incompletely digested food.    ♦ lienteric, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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