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Rush

 [rush]
Benjamin (1745–1813). American physician, born in Philadelphia, and educated at Princeton and the University of Edinburgh. He helped found the Philadelphia Dispensary in 1786, and was physician to Pennsylvania Hospital, where he introduced clinical instruction. Rush protested against improper treatment of the insane until the legislature made provision for construction of a ward for them at Pennsylvania Hospital. He served as a surgeon in the Continental Army, and with James Pemberton founded the first antislavery society in America. As a member of the Continental Congress, Rush was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and in 1787 he was a member of the Pennsylvania convention that adopted the Federal Constitution.

rush

 [rush]
peristaltic rush; a powerful wave of contractile activity that travels very long distances down the small intestine, caused by intense irritation or unusual distention.

rush

(rush) peristaltic rush; a powerful wave of contractile activity that travels very long distances down the small intestine, caused by intense irritation or unusual distention.

rush

[rush]
1 also called high, a pleasurable feeling experienced by users of recreational drugs following an injection of amphetamine or heroin. An amphetamine rush is described as an abrupt awakening, as distinguished from the drowsy drifting rush of heroin use. See also flash.
2 a strong wave of contractile activity that travels along the small intestine, usually as a result of irritation or distension.

rush

peristaltic rush; a powerful wave of contractile activity that travels very long distances down the small intestine, caused by intense irritation or unusual distention.

Patient discussion about rush

Q. What makes Bipolar so common and known? i mean where all the rush come from?

A. i think that today people are more aware of mental health then the past, giving bipolar sufferers a chance to speak about their problems and not to hide them. this is very good! people are afraid most of the time from the concept of mental illnesses, and the internet gave the tremendous power of information to the general population. and people start to realize that mental illnesses are the same like any other.

Q. Hey ! i am sensitive to light , every time i go out with a short sleeve i get this red rush all over.. what can i do ?

A. You should see a dermatologist or even your personal physician when this happens. Sensitivity to light is common in various medical conditions you should get checked up for.

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The outside rushers, Stud and End, heat up their rush while the Tackle and Nose mush rush.
We expect our QB to recognize a rusher and get rid of the ball before the rusher can get to him.
Littlerock's Heberto Dominguez was the game's leading rusher with 126 yards on 17 carries.
To successfully pressure the punt, the rushers must:
Perception dies hard, however, especially when those 1,000-yard Hart rushers were complemented by 3,000-yard, meticulously prepared passers.
Schemes with four down linemen may require the use of more fire zone due to the fact that the scheme is designed to commit four rushers on every snap and the protection is designed to handle this.
First, we assign our linemen to the big rushers and our backs to the LBs and DEs.
Sophomore Kameron Jones is the Tigers' leading rusher with an average of 54.
The junior tailback scored two touchdowns and led all rushers with 165 yards to give Cal Lutheran a 31-21 victory over Claremont-Mudd in front of a homecoming crowd of 1,916 at Mt.
He nimbly sidestepped a pair of pass rushers and lobbed a 3-yard TD pass to Sam Gash to put the AFC ahead to stay.
When the ball was snapped, Boller raced backward, barely avoiding an onslaught of mad-dashing Cowboys rushers.