parenteral


parenteral

adjective Anatomy, Medicine/Medical, Physiology.

  1. taken into the body in a manner other than through the digestive canal.
  2. not within the intestine; not intestinal.

adjective med

  1. (esp of the route by which a drug is administered) by means other than through the digestive tract, esp by injection
  2. designating a drug to be injected

adj.1905, from para- (1) + Greek enteron “intestine” (see enteric). adj.

  1. Located outside the alimentary canal.
  2. Taken into the body or administered in a manner other than through the digestive tract, as by intravenous or intramuscular injection.

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