What does enteric mean?

Definitions for entericɛnˈtɛr ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word enteric.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enteric, enteral(adj)

    of or relating to the enteron

  2. intestinal, enteric, enteral(adj)

    of or relating to or inside the intestines

    "intestinal disease"


  1. enteric(Adjective)

    of, relating to, within, or by way of the intestines

  2. enteric(Adjective)

    staying intact in the stomach, then dissolving in the intestine

  3. Origin: Greek έντερα + -ic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enteric(adj)

    of or pertaining to the enteron, or alimentary canal; intestinal

  2. Origin: [Gr. . See Enteritis.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enteric

    en-ter′ik, adj. of or pertaining to the intestines.—ns. Enteradenog′raphy, description of the intestinal glands; Enteradenol′ogy, the branch of anatomy relating to the intestinal glands; Enteral′gia, intestinal neuralgia; Enterī′tis, inflammation of the intestines; En′terocele, a hernial tumour containing part of the intestines; Enterogastrī′tis, inflammation of the stomach and bowels; En′terolite, En′terolith, an intestinal concretion or calculus; Enterol′ogy, a treatise on the internal parts of the body; En′teron, the entire intestine or alimentary canal:—pl. En′tera; Enterop′athy, disease of the intestines; Enteropneust′a, a class of worm-like animals, having the paired respiratory pouches opening from the front part of the alimentary canal; Enterot′omy, dissection or incision of the intestines. [Gr. enterikosenteron, intestine.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enteric in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enteric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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