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  • 1 Emptying — Emp ty*ing, n. 1. The act of making empty. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. The lees of beer, cider, etc.; yeast. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Emptying — Empty Emp ty, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emptied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emptying}.] To deprive of the contents; to exhaust; to make void or destitute; to make vacant; to pour out; to discharge; as, to empty a vessel; to empty a well or a cistern. [1913… …

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  • 3 emptying — emp·ty·ing (empґte ing) evacuation …

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  • 4 emptying — Synonyms and related words: aspiration, bleeding, bloodletting, broaching, cleaning out, clearance, clearing, cupping, defecation, depletion, discharging cargo, drafting, drainage, draining, drawing, egress, elimination, evacuation, excretion,… …

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  • 5 emptying — emp·ty || emptɪ v. remove the contents of, make empty adj. containing nothing; without people; hollow, meaningless n. container devoid of contents …

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  • 6 emptying — noun the act of removing the contents of something • Syn: ↑voidance, ↑evacuation • Derivationally related forms: ↑evacuate (for: ↑evacuation), ↑void (for: ↑ …

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  • 7 Stomach emptying study — Also called a gastric emptying study, this test evaluates the emptying of food from the stomach. For a gastric emptying study, a patient eats a meal in which the solid food, liquid food or both are mixed with a small amount of radioactive… …

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  • 8 Study, gastric emptying — A gastric emptying study evaluates the emptying of food from the stomach. For a gastric emptying study, a patient eats a meal in which the solid food, liquid food or both are mixed with a small amount of radioactive material. A scanner (acting… …

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  • 9 Study, stomach emptying — Also called a gastric emptying study, this test evaluates the emptying of food from the stomach. For a gastric emptying study, a patient eats a meal in which the solid food, liquid food or both are mixed with a small amount of radioactive… …

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  • 10 Gastric emptying study — A gastric emptying study evaluates the emptying of food from the stomach. For a gastric emptying study, a patient eats a meal in which the solid food, liquid food or both are mixed with a small amount of radioactive material. A scanner (acting… …

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  • 11 self-emptying — /sɛlf ˈɛmptiɪŋ/ (say self empteeing), / ˈɛmti / (say emtee ) adjective emptying by oneself or itself …

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  • 12 self-emptying — adj. * * * …

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  • 13 delayed gastric emptying — failure of the stomach to evacuate partially digested food into the duodenum within an appropriate time, as in gastric stasis or gastroparesis; symptoms include early satiety and sometimes nausea and vomiting …

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  • 14 rapid gastric emptying — excessively rapid movement of partially digested food from the stomach into the jejunum; it occurs most often in patients who have had partial gastrectomy with gastrojejunostomy (see dumping syndrome, under syndrome). Called also gastric dumping …

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  • 15 self-emptying —  Самоопустошение …

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  • 16 self-emptying — adj …

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  • 17 siphonage — Emptying of the stomach or other cavity by means of a siphon. * * * n. the transfer of liquid from one container to another by means of a bent tube. The procedure is used in gastric lavage, when the stomach is filled with water through a funnel… …

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  • 18 Vein — A blood vessel that carries blood low in oxygen content from the body back to the heart. The deoxygenated form of hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood makes it appear dark. Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system… …

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  • 19 Masao Abe — Religion Buddhism Personal Born 1915 Japan Died September 10, 2006 Senior posting …

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  • 20 digestive system, human — Introduction  the system used in the human body for the process of digestion. The human digestive system consists primarily of the digestive tract (alimentary canal), or the series of structures and organs through which food and liquids pass… …

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