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[Gr. enema, injection]
1. The introduction of a solution into the rectum and colon to stimulate bowel activity and cause emptying of the lower intestine, for feeding or therapeutic purposes, to give anesthesia, or to aid in radiographic studies. 2. A solution introduced into the rectum.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Enema." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758080/all/retention_enema.
Enema. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758080/all/retention_enema. Accessed November 16, 2019.
Enema. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758080/all/retention_enema
Enema [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758080/all/retention_enema.
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