(redirected from rectal administration)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.


1. The implementation and management of a policy. A company's senior officers (such as the board of directors) set the policies and its managers (and sometimes the officers themselves) are responsible for administration.

2. In an estate, the management of the assets of a decedent until they are discharged to his/her heirs.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
References in periodicals archive ?
Inclusion criteria for study selection were as follows: (i) the study design included human trials published in English as full paper articles with randomized, blinded, and controlled trials; (ii) the study population included adult patients undergoing ERCP; (iii) the intervention included rectal administration of NSAIDs; and (iv) the comparison intervention was placebo.
Gastrografin (Diatrizoate Meglumine and Diatrizoate Sodium Solution, Manufacturer: BerliMed S.A., Madrid, Spain) is a high-osmolarity water-soluble iodinated radiopaque contrast medium for oral or rectal administration only.
Following rectal administration of suppository, the therapeutic levels of 10 ug/dL is achieved within 1-2 hours with a rectal bioavailability of 75-99%.
Misoprostol tablets are formulated for oral administration, not rectal administration. The studies in the TABLE show that rectal administration of misoprostol results in lower circulating concentration of the medication compared to oral, buccal, or vaginal administration.
The aim of our study was to determine whether rectal administration of diclofenac at the dose provided can effectively prevent ERCP induced pancreatitis.