Structural Biochemistry/Enteral

Definition The route of administration drug by which a drug taken into the body via the Gastrointestinal Tract and then it absorbs to the blood. It can be classified into three categories.


  1. Oral - Consumption of drug by mouth
  2. Rectal - Insertion of drug into the rectum
  3. Sublingual - Placement of drug under the tongue

Reference ROUTES OF DRUG ADMINISTRATION - P. Verma , IJPSR/Vol. I/ Issue I/July-September,2010/Pg.54-59