siphonage


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siphonage

 [si´fon-ij]
the use of the siphon, as in gastric lavage or in draining the bladder.

si·phon·age

(sī'fŏn-ăj),
Emptying of the stomach or other cavity by means of a siphon.

siphonage

/si·phon·age/ (si´fun-ij) the use of the siphon, as in gastric lavage or in draining the bladder.

siphonage

[sī′fənij]
a process of drawing off fluid from a cavity with a tube using atmospheric pressure.

back siphonage

A reversal of the normal flow of water or other liquid due to a negative-pressure gradient. Back siphonage in a water system may result in contamination, triggering a “boil order” (i.e., an order to boil water before drinking so as to kill potential contaminants).

si·phon·age

(sī'fŏn-ăj)
Emptying of the stomach or other cavity by means of a siphon.

siphonage

the use of the siphon, as in gastric lavage or in draining the bladder.