clysis


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cly·sis

(klī'sis),
1. An infusion of fluid, usually subcutaneously, for therapeutic purposes.
2. Formerly, a fluid enema; later, the washing out of material from any body space or cavity by fluids.
[G. klysis, a drenching by a clyster]

clysis

/cly·sis/ (kli´sis)
1. the administration other than orally of any of several solutions to replace lost body fluid, supply nutriment, or raise blood pressure.
2. the solution so administered.

clysis

[klī′sis]
Etymology: Gk, klyster, washout
the nonoral insertion or injection of a fluid into tissue spaces, the rectum, or the abdominal cavity, such as the administration of an enema. It is used when IV access is not possible.

cly·sis

(klī'sis)
1. An infusion of fluid, usually subcutaneously, for therapeutic purposes.
2. Formerly, a fluid enema; later, the washing out of material from any body space or cavity by fluids.
[G. klysis, a drenching by a clyster]

clysis

Infusion of fluid into the body.

clysis

the administration other than orally of any of several solutions to replace lost body fluid, supply nutriment, or raise blood pressure; also, the solution so administered.
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Pre-excisional clysis of the recipient area and post-procurement clysis of the donor site/s have become standard practice to reduce bleeding from the donor and recipient areas.
Owing to the potential adverse effects of blood transfusions, blood loss must be minimised by the use of clysis.
The patient's activity essentially constituted a clysis procedure, however, and a 25% minor local infection rate has been described in a nursing home population with clysis.