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drop

 [drop]
1. a minute sphere of liquid as it hangs or falls.
2. to descend or cause to descend.
3. a descent or falling below the usual position.

drop

(drop),
1. To fall, or to be dispensed or poured in globules.
See also: drops.
2. A liquid globule.
See also: drops.
3. A volume of liquid regarded as a unit of dosage, equivalent in the case of water to about 1 minim.
See also: drops.
4. A solid confection in globular form, usually intended to be allowed to dissolve in the mouth.
[A.S. droppan]

drop

(drop)
1. a minute sphere of liquid as it hangs or falls.
2. to descend or fall.
3. a descent or falling below the usual position.

drop

(drŏp)
n.
a. A small amount of a liquid, drawn into a roughly spherical mass by surface tension.
b. The quantity of liquid contained in such a mass, especially when measured out by a dropper.
c. drops Liquid medicine administered in drops.
d. A small quantity of a liquid: There isn't a drop of milk left.
e. Informal An alcoholic drink: a man known to have a drop now and then.
v.tr.
1. To let fall in drops: drop the medicine into the ear.
2. To give birth to. Used of animals.

drop (gtt)

Etymology: AS, dropa
a small spherical mass of liquid. A drop may vary in size with differences in temperature, viscosity, and other factors. For therapeutic purpose, a drop is regarded as having a volume of 0.06 to 0.1 mL, or 1 to 1.5 minims. 1.5 drops = 1 mL.

drop

(drop)
1. To fall, or to be dispensed or poured in globules.
2. A liquid globule.
3. A volume of liquid regarded as a unit of dosage, equivalent in the case of water to about 1 minim (20 drops are equal to 1 mL).
[A.S. droppan]

drop

(drop)
1. To fall, or to be dispensed or poured in globules.
2. A liquid globule.
3. A volume of liquid regarded as unit of dosage, equivalent in case of water to about 1 minim.
4. A solid confection in globular form, usually intended to be allowed to dissolve in the mouth.
[A.S. droppan]

drop

1. a minute sphere of liquid as it hangs or falls.
2. a descent or falling below the usual position.

Patient discussion about drop

Q. Can Jantoven cause hemoglobin to drop?

A. Yes. In that case, you may consider consulting a doctor, since it may result from bleeding that may necessitate treatment.

Q. can you take cough drops while your pregnant

A. there are many kinds of cough syrups/drops/pills. and all of them contains different materials, some have codeine in it and that is not a good choice during pregnancy. but the best thing to do is ask the pharmacist that sells the medicine. their job is to know those things. you can also read the pamphlet that comes with the medicine.

Q. what is the red line when your body temperature drops before you are getting hypothermia?

A. Hypothermia is a condition in which an organism's temperature drops below that required for normal metabolism and function. For people in stage 1 hypethermia, body temperature drops by 1-2°C below normal temperature (35-36°C). Mild to strong shivering occurs. In stage 2, body temperature drops by 2-4°C (35-33 degrees). Shivering becomes more violent. Muscle mis-coordination becomes apparent and movements are slow and labored and there is mild confusuin. In stage 3, body temperature drops below approximately 32 °C (89.6 °F). Shivering usually stops and there's difficulty speaking, sluggish thinking, and amnesia start to appear. Cellular metabolic processes shut down. This is life threatening.

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Jamie, the one pure doubles specialist on the court with a ranking of seven and two grand slam finals on his CV, was the weaker link in the second set and dropped serve in the third game as the Belgians roared back into contention.
But just as he did in Tuesday's match against Novak Djokovic, having levelled the match Federer promptly dropped serve.
Robson dropped serve for a third time at the start of the second set but again responded straight away, nailing a cross-court backhand.
It was the first time Federer had dropped serve all week and put Murray right back in the contest.
An early break of serve in the decider put Murray 2-0 up and, after he dropped serve again, he broke Malisse to extend his lead and served out to reach round three.
at himself as he returned to his chair, but Gasquet duly dropped serve for a third time in a row to hand him the set.
As quickly as it had sparked into life Del Potro's challenge withered in the decider after he dropped serve in the second game to hand the momentum back to world number four Murray.
Russia's Vera Zvonareva dropped serve in the second set but recovered to beat Flavia Pennetta 6-3 5-7 7-5.
Del Potro took the first set on a tie-break 7-4 after neither player dropped serve.
The world No 5, who faces Moroccan Younes El Aynaoui, dropped serve in the opening game and Vicente took the first set.
But he dropped serve again in the third game of the second set, in which he delivered a double fault and hurtled a wild forehand drive into the tram lines on break point.
Henman hit back to level but then dropped serve to allow the Spaniard to take the first set 6-4.