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floor

(flōr), [TA]
The lower inner surface of an open space or hollow organ.

floor

(flor) the inferior inner surface of a hollow organ or other space.

floor

the lower inner surface of any cavity or organ.

floor

Patient care A ward or place in a hospital or medical center where Pts are housed, usually for non-emergent or non-urgent care

floor

ground surface within a building.

floor feeding
used in large-scale pig-raising enterprises where many pigs must be fed during a short period. Requires that pigs be trained to defecate only in their dunging area and not recommended before pigs are 100 days of age. Probably increases the chances of disease spread through fecal/oral cycling of pathogens, even in minimal disease herds.
floor licking
sometimes the preliminary behavior in partial seizures.
floor quality
physical qualities which make a floor good for animals include non-slipperiness, warmth, freedom from abrasiveness with resulting injuries to hooves and the skin of the lower limbs, ease of cleaning and disinfection.
floor space
the amount of floor space that each animal needs. An important characteristic in the design of animal accommodation because of the need to economize on building costs and mechanical services maintenance.
floor sweepings
in feed mills and feed mixing and processing plants this is the floor residue. Collected periodically. Most likely to be contaminated with rodent droppings, weed seeds, rodent control agents and such like.

Patient discussion about floor

Q. Is it healthy to do Abdominal Sit-Up on the floor without mattress? during sit-Up without mattress I felt pain in the lower back, and I'm afraid that it might be harmful on the long run

A. Absolutely not!
I used to do it at the gym on a very thin carpet. Ended up at my orthopedic doctor with a lot of pain at my lower back. The doctor told me to abstain workout for the next 2 weeks and warned me to always use a mattress.

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