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evacuation

 [e-vak″u-a´shun]
1. an emptying.
2. catharsis (def. 1).
3. feces.

e·vac·u·a·tion

(ē-vak'yū-ā'shŭn),
1. Removal of material, especially wastes from the bowels by defecation.
2. Synonym(s): stool (2)
3. Removal of air from a closed vessel; production of a vacuum.

evacuation

/evac·u·a·tion/ (e-vak″u-a´shun)
1. an emptying.
2. catharsis; emptying of the bowels.

evacuation

(ĭ-văk′yo͞o-ā′shən)
n.
1. The act of evacuating or the condition of being evacuated.
2. Physiology
a. Discharge of waste materials from the excretory passages of the body, especially from the bowels.
b. The material so discharged.

e·vac·u·a·tion

(ē-vak'yū-ā'shŭn)
1. Removal of material, especially wastes, from the bowels by defecation.
2. Synonym(s): stool (2) .
3. Removal of air from a closed vessel; production of a vacuum.
4. Orderly removal of people from danger.

e·vac·u·a·tion

(ĕ-vak'yū-ā'shŭn)
Removal of material or air from a closed vessel.

evacuation

1. an emptying or removal, especially the removal of any material from the body by discharge through a natural or artificial passage.
2. material discharged from the body, especially the discharge from the bowels.
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