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drip

 [drip]
the slow, drop-by-drop infusion of a liquid.
postnasal drip drainage of excessive mucous or mucopurulent discharge from the postnasal region into the pharynx.

drip

(drip),
1. To flow a drop at a time.
2. A flowing in drops.

drip

(drip) the slow, drop-by-drop infusion of a liquid.
postnasal drip  drainage of excessive mucous or mucopurulent discharge from the postnasal region into the pharynx.

drip

Etymology: AS, dryppan, to fall in drops
1 n, the process in which a liquid or moisture forms and falls in drops. Kinds of drip include nasal drip and postnasal drip.
2 n, the slow but continuous infusion of a liquid into the body, as into the stomach peritoneum or a vein.
3 v, to infuse a liquid continuously into the body.

drip

Critical care
A fluid (e.g., packed red cells, volume expansion solution, resuscitation fluid) which is administered IV at a specified rate.
 
Sexually transmitted infection 
A popular term for the purulent penile discharge beginning 2–5 days after Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection.

drip

STD A popular term for the purulent penile discharge beginning 2-5 days after N gonorrhoeae infection

drip

(drip)
1. To flow a drop at a time.
2. A flowing in drops; often associated with intravenous infusion.

drip

(drip)
1. To flow one drop at a time.
2. A flowing in drops.

drip,

n the continuous slow intravenous introduction of fluid containing nutrients or drugs.

drip

the slow, drop-by-drop infusion of a liquid.

postnasal drip
drainage of excessive mucous or mucopurulent discharge from the postnasal region into the pharynx.
drip rate pumps
a mechanical device used to deliver a constant rate of intravenous fluids. It applies pressure to the fluid line through a set of rollers.

Patient discussion about drip

Q. Are throat nodulars caused by second hand smoke, allergy drip, and reflux. Also can chlorine and rust in water

A. Throat nodules, or also known as - vocal cord nodules, are usually caused by maximum contact between the two vocal cords. The cause of these formations are usually strenuous or abusive voice practices such as yelling and coughing. Persons who are often susceptible are those who use their voice constantly in a loud environment. Examples include teachers, cheerleaders, politicians, actors, musicians and singers. I am not sure I understand the question about chlorine and rust in water, I don't think these factors have a connection to vocal cord nodules. Other throat nodules can be cause by smoking (not as much in second hand smoke), alcohol or chewed tobbacco use.

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