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re·sid·u·al

(rē-zid'yū-ăl),
Relating to or of the nature of a residue.

residual

[rizij′o̅o̅·əl]
Etymology: L, residuum, remainder
1 adj, pertaining to the part of something that remains after an activity that removes the bulk of the substance.
2 n, (in psychology), an aftereffect of an experience that influences latent behavior.

re·sid·u·al

(rē-zid'yū-ăl)
Relating to or of the nature of a residue.

residual

remaining

re·sid·u·al

(rē-zid'yū-ăl)
Relating to or of the nature of a residue.

residual,

adj pertaining to the portion of something that remains after an activity that removes the bulk of the substance; usually refers to the amount of air remaining in the lungs at the end of a maximum expiration.

residual

remaining or left behind.

residual body
an amorphous body formed by the separation of the original tail of the spermatid during its metamorphosis to spermatozoon.
residual spray
insecticide spray for surfaces. Has a residual effect either because of the ingredient or the vehicle. Aimed at killing the larvae that are still to hatch.
residual urine
urine remaining in the bladder after voiding; seen with bladder outlet obstruction and disorders affecting nerves controlling bladder function.
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This study paves the way for research into the persistence of insecticides in African vectors of malaria after their withdrawal from indoor residual spray programmes.
Indoor residual spray, however, is being carried out in 40 houses around all the confirmed dengue cases.
Background & objectives: A longitudinal study was carried out to assess the impact of indoor residual spray with Vectron[R] 20 WP (etofenprox) against Anopheles culicifacies and on malaria transmission in a selected village of Dadri primary health centre (PHC), District Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
The treated nets, residual spray treatments, and their respective untreated controls were evaluated in 4 experimental huts at each field site.
He apprised Member Administration that as a preventive and precautionary measure Internal Residual Spray (IRS) has been carried, especially in 15 those houses, and their surroundings, where last year dengue cases were reported.
Indoors Residual Spray (IRS) has also been conducted and 25,06,385 rooms sprayed during last three years, besides fumigation and 44,276 litres of insecticide consumed during the peak season as well as flood and rain.
1 million nets, 152 latest microscopes and 152 indoor residual spray pumps through global assistance in kind were reached at Karachi port.
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