[klahy-sis] /ˈklaɪ sɪs/
noun, plural clyses
[klahy-sees] /ˈklaɪ sis/ (Show IPA). Medicine/Medical.
the administration of an enema.
intravenous administration of any of a number of solutions to provide nutriment, replace lost body fluid or control blood pressure.
clysis cly·sis (klī’sĭs)
n. pl. cly·ses (-sēz’)
An infusion of fluid, usually subcutaneously, for therapeutic purposes.
[klis-ter] /ˈklɪs tər/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. an enema. /ˈklɪstə/ noun 1. (med) a former name for an enema n. from French clystère (Old French clistre, 13c.) or directly from Latin clyster, from Greek klyster, from klyzein “to wash out” (see cloaca). clyster clys·ter (klĭs’tər) n. An enema.
also Clytemnestra, wife and murderess of Agamemnon, from Greek Klytaimnestra, from klytos “celebrated, heard of” (see loud) + mnester “wooer, suitor,” literally “willing to mind, mindful of,” related to mnasthai “to remember,” from PIE root *men- “to think” (see mind (n.)).
[klahy-tuh m-nes-truh] /ˌklaɪ təmˈnɛs trə/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the daughter of Tyndareus and Leda, the wife of Agamemnon, and the mother of Orestes, Electra, and Iphigenia. She killed Agamemnon and was herself killed, along with her lover, Aegisthus, by Orestes. /ˌklaɪtɪmˈnɛstrə/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the wife of Agamemnon, whom she killed on his […]
[klish-ee-uh s] /ˈklɪʃ i əs/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. (in the Iliad) a brother of Priam killed by Hercules. 2. a companion of Jason. 3. one of the Gigantes.