Enteric

  • (adj): Of or relating to or inside the intestines.
    Synonyms: intestinal, enteral
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on enteric:

Enteric Coating
... An enteric coating is a barrier applied to oral medication that controls the location in the digestive system where it is absorbed ... Enteric refers to the small intestine, therefore enteric coatings prevent release of medication before it reaches the small intestine ... Most enteric coatings work by presenting a surface that is stable at the highly acidic pH found in the stomach, but breaks down rapidly at a less acidic (relatively more ...
Lensor - Dosage Forms
... Most oral omeprazole preparations are enteric-coated, due to the rapid degradation of the drug in the acidic conditions of the stomach ... This is most commonly achieved by formulating enteric-coated granules within capsules, enteric-coated tablets, and the multiple-unit pellet system (MUPS) ...
Ogilvie Syndrome - Pathophysiology
... The enteric nervous system is independent but is connected to the central nervous system by sympathetic and parasympathetic nerves ... The targets of the enteric neurons are muscle cells, secretory cells, endocrine cells, microvasculature, and inflammatory cells ... The neurons in the enteric plexuses are stimulated by a food bolus, which both distends the gut and stimulates the mucosal surface, leading to the release of factors that ...
Enteric Neuropathy
... Enteric neuropathy is a degenerative neuromuscular condition of the digestive system ... There is no known cure or treatment for Enteric neuropathy at this time it is only possible to work on symptom management ... The name Enteric Neuropathy only seems to be used for diagnosis within the UK ...
Enteric (disambiguation)
... Enteric can refer to A general term describing something related to or associated with the intestines Microorganisms that inhabit the intestines are commonly known as enteric bacteria Enteric nervous system Enteric ...

More definitions of "enteric":

  • (adj): Of or relating to the enteron.
    Synonyms: enteral