[en-ter-ik] /ɛnˈtɛr ɪk/
of or relating to the ; intestinal.
enterics, Bacteriology. .
“pertaining to the intestines,” 1869, from Greek enterikos “intestinal,” first used in this sense by Aristotle, from entera (plural; singular enteron) “intestines,” from PIE *enter-, comparative of *en “in” (see inter-).
enteric en·ter·ic (ěn-těr’ĭk)
- Enteric coated tablet
enteric coated tablet n. A tablet coated with a substance to delay release of the medication until the tablet has passed through the stomach and into the intestine.
noun, Pathology. 1. (def 1). noun 1. another name for typhoid fever enteric fever n.
- Entericoid fever
entericoid fever en·ter·i·coid fever (ěn-těr’ĭ-koid’) n. A fever resembling the typhoid fever.
- Enteric orphan virus
enteric orphan virus n. Any of various enteroviruses found in humans and other animals whose role in causing disease may not be specifically understood.