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peg

 [peg]
a projecting structure.
rete p's inward projections of the epidermis into the dermis, as seen histologically in vertical sections.

PEG

Abbreviation for polyethylene glycols.

peg

(peg),
A cylindrical projection.

PEG

pneumoencephalography; polyethylene glycol.

peg

(peg) a projecting structure.
rete pegs  see under ridge.

PEG

abbr.
polyethylene glycol

percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)

the creation of a new opening in the stomach for enteral tube feedings. It can also be used for gastric decompression. PEG is accomplished by puncturing the abdominal wall after the stomach has been distended. A tube is then inserted through the abdominal wall into the stomach under endoscopic guidance. It can be performed with the patient under local anesthesia or moderate sedation or analgesia in the endoscopic suite, in the operating room, or at bedside in the critical care unit.
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Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube

PEG

1. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy GI disease An enteric feeding tube used to purge the colon presurgery.
2. Physician equity group. See Managed service organization.
3. Polyethylene glycol Therapeutics An inert long-chain synthetic molecule that may be attached to various proteins making them invisible to the immune system; multiple PEGs have been attached to ADA–adenosine deaminase, one of the enzymes responsible for SCID, allowing long-term survival of the molecule within the body; PEG has been attached to Hb, and has potential as a transport vehicle for artificial blood.

PEG

Abbreviation for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

PEG

Abbreviation for polyethylene glycols.

PEG

polyethylene glycol; percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

peg

a projecting structure; usually a small diameter, pointed piece of wood or metal, driven into a solid object.

rete p's
see rete pegs.
peg sticking
see tent pegging.
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United were given a massive helping hand by some abysmal Liverpool defending and a linesman when beating the Merseysiders by the odd goal in seven at Elland Road eight days ago but, there again, they kept pegging away when others might have accepted defeat as inevitable.
Ten minutes later, Australian Andrew Hurdley intercepted on halfway and sprinted over, but Gough kept pegging away with his penalty-kicks.
This draw, though, extends our unbeaten run to five games and, if we can keep pegging away, we could soon start climbing the table.
I just had to keep pegging away and hope Ronnie would start to miss.
Gloucestershire kept pegging away and were still in with a chance when Parsons was well taken at second slip by Mark Alleyne and Burns gave his wicket away with a careless shot when the total was 112.
As Bury extended their run to 27 home games on the trot without defeat, Ternent said: "If we keep pegging away the goals will come, and we did enough today to have won the game.