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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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enemaen‧e‧ma /ˈenəmə/ noun [countable]  MHa liquid that is put into someone’s rectum to make their bowels empty
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enemaDistal small bowel lesions may also be shown by reflux at barium enema or by entering the terminal ileum at colonoscopy.In this series we feel that no carcinoma was missed by barium enema in view of the follow up exceeding four years.There was a significant improvement in all symptoms with both 5-ASA and bismuth enemas.Bismuth enemas may offer a new therapeutic option in distal ulcerative colitis.A small bowel enema examination was normal.Caffeine enemas are given four hourly, as well as castor oil - orally or by enema - to aid detoxification.One patient was treated with sulphasalazine and one with lidocaine enema.A soapy enema was given daily to avoid accumulation of faeces.
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