[en-uh-muh] /ˈɛn ə mə/
the injection of a fluid into the rectum to cause a bowel movement.
the fluid injected.
Also called enema bag. a rubber bag or other device for administering an enema.
noun (med) (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels, medicate, or nourish
the liquid so introduced
early 15c., via Medieval Latin, from Greek enema “injection,” from enienai “to send in, inject,” from en “in” (see en- (2)) + hienai “send” (cognate of Latin iacere; see jet (v.)).
enema en·e·ma (ěn’ə-mə)
n. pl. en·e·mas
[en-uh-mee] /ˈɛn ə mi/ noun, plural enemies. 1. a person who feels hatred for, fosters harmful designs against, or engages in antagonistic activities against another; an adversary or opponent. 2. an armed foe; an opposing military force: The army attacked the enemy at dawn. 3. a hostile nation or state. 4. a citizen of such […]
noun 1. an alien residing in a country at war with the one of which he or she is a citizen.
- Enemy combatant
noun any member of the armed forces of a state with which another state is at war; also, any person in an armed conflict, including terrorism, who could be properly detained under the laws and customs of war Examples The term “enemy combatant” actually refers to persons the United States regards as unlawful combatants, a […]
[en-er-jet-ik] /ˌɛn ərˈdʒɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. possessing or exhibiting , especially in abundance; vigorous: an energetic leader. 2. powerful in action or effect; effective: to take energetic measures against crime. /ˌɛnəˈdʒɛtɪk/ adjective 1. having or showing much energy or force; vigorous adj. 1650s, “powerful,” from Greek energetikos “active,” from energein “to work, act upon” (see […]