enteric








adjective

  1. of or relating to the enteron; intestinal.

noun

  1. enterics, Bacteriology. enterobacteria.

adjective

  1. intestinal
adj.

“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-).

adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or within the intestine.
  2. By way of the intestine; enteral.

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