Surrounding the intestine. SYN: circumintestinal.

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peri·en·ter·ic .per-ē-en-'ter-ik adj around the intestine

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peri·en·ter·ic (per″e-en-terґik) near or around the intestine.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • perienteric — adj. [Gr. peri, around; enteron, gut] Surrounding the alimentary tract …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • perienteric — peri·enteric …   English syllables

  • perienteric — |perē+ adjective Etymology: in sense 1, from peri + enteric; in sense 2, from New Latin peri enteron + English ic 1. : around the intestine 2. : of or relating to the perienteron …   Useful english dictionary

  • circumintestinal — SYN: perienteric. * * * cir·cum·in·tes·ti·nal (sur″kəm in tesґtĭ nəl) surrounding the intestine …   Medical dictionary

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