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strip·ping

(strip'ing),
Removal, often of a covering.

stripping

1
Usage notes: nontechnical.
a surgical procedure for the removal of the long and short saphenous veins of the legs. See also milking, varicose vein.
2 the mechanical removal of a very small amount of enamel from the mesial or distal surfaces of teeth to alleviate crowding.

stripping

Biochemistry
A term of art referring to the hydrolysis of an amino acid from an aminoacyl-tRNA.
 
Cosmetic surgery
See Lip stripping.
 
Molecular biology
Separation of ribosomal proteins from ribosomes.

Pathology
The removal of the renal capsule at autopsy to evaluate the renal surface, which may demonstrate hypertensive lesions.
 
Public safety
See Strip searching.

Sexology
The removal of clothing, usually understood to be voluntary (in private) or for hire (in designated venues) for the erotic simulation of a partner or client.

Surgery
Removal of the renal capsule from the kidney and pedicles in order to interrupt the lymphaticorenal fistulas—e.g., to manage patients with intractable chyluria induced by Wuchereria bancrofti.

stripping

Cosmetic surgery See Lip stripping Surgery Removal of the renal capsule from the kidney and pedicles in order to interrupt the lymphaticorenal fistulas–eg, to manage Pts with intractable chyluria induced by Wuchereria bancrofti.

strip·ping

(strip'ing)
Removal, often of a covering.

strip·ping

(strip'ing)
Removal, often of a covering.

stripping,

n 1. the mechanical removal of a very small amount of enamel from the mesial or distal surfaces of teeth to alleviate crowding.
2. (electrochemical) the process of subjecting the surface of a gold casting, attached to an anode from a rectifier and transformer unit, to the dissolving action of a heated cyanide solution, the metal container for which is the cathode of the unit. A microscopic amount of the surface of the alloy is removed by reverse electrolysis. The electrochemical stripping or milling is in contrast to electropolishing, wherein sharp edges are dissolved more rapidly than are broader areas.

stripping

1. abattoir technique for removal of esthetically unattractive pleura or peritoneum from a carcass of meat so rendering the meat saleable.
2. a technique for grooming dogs of the terrier type in which dead hairs are pulled out or cut with a razor blade incorporated into the 'stripping comb' or knife. The procedure may be a cause of mild folliculitis.
3. see also teat stripping.
4. referring to fish culture is the process of removing eggs or sperm from 'ripe' broodfish.

fore stripping
expressing streams of milk from the teat prior to machine milking to determine presence of abnormal milk and to stimulate 'letdown'.
hand stripping
stripping the last of the milk from the udder by milking the teat manually.
machine stripping
stripping the last of the milk from the udder by pulling down on the teat cup cluster when milk flow has almost ceased; a common but deplored practice is to put a heavy weight on the handpiece at this time.