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1. enema

noun. ['ˈɛnəmə'] an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes.

Synonyms

  • barium enema
  • clyster
  • colonic
  • colonic irrigation

Etymology

  • ἔνεμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἐνίημι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Enema

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Example sentences of the word enema


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ask him to make his way to the toilet and release the enema into the toilet.

2. Adjective
N-acetyl glucosamine is available as a dietary supplement but it is also available in enema** form.

Quotes containing the word enema


1. If you gave [Jerry] Falwell an enema he could be buried in a matchbox.
- Christopher Hitchens

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