An enema is the process of flushing liquid through the anal
sphincter into the bowel. Enemas can be used to relieve constipation or to
prepare for medical tests or surgical procedures.
April 16, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology
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