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What does the medical term enteric mean?
Last Updated: 23rd April, 2020
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Moreover, what does enteric refer to?
Definition of enteric. 1 : of, relating to, or affecting the intestines broadly : alimentary. 2 : being or having a coating designed to pass through the stomach unaltered and disintegrate in the intestines enteric aspirin.
Likewise, what does Eupepsia mean? eupepsia. [u-pep´se-ah] good digestion; the presence of a normal amount of pepsin in the gastric juice. adj., adj eupep´tic.
Similarly one may ask, what does enteric coating mean?
An enteric coating is a polymer barrier applied on oral medication that prevents its dissolution or disintegration in the gastric environment. Tablets, mini-tablets, pellets and granules (usually filled into capsule shells) are the most common enteric-coated dosage forms.
What is the meaning of gastric problem?
It is a stomach problem that occurs when stomach acid comes into contact with the oesophagus. A condition caused by the same degeneration of the vagus nerve is gastroparesis which is the inability of the stomach to empty, and push food into the intestine.