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enteroclysis

Pronunciation: en'ter-o-kli'sis

Definition: In radiography of the small intestine, filling by introduction of contrast medium through a catheter advanced into the duodenum or jejunum from above.

Synonym(s): high enema

[entero- + G. klysis, a washing out]

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