Definition of Enteric-coated
Enteric-coated: Coated with a material that permits transit through the stomach to the small intestine before the medication is released.
The term "enteric" means "of or relating to the small intestine."Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012
Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z
Search Medical Dictionary
Find out what women really need.