Boyden meal

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Boy·den meal

a meal consisting of three or four egg yolks, beaten up in milk and seasoned with sugar, port wine, and other ingredients, used to test the evacuation time of the gallbladder; two thirds to three quarters of the contents will be normally evacuated within 40 minutes.
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Boyden test meal

A motor meal consisting of egg yolk, milk and flavouring, which may be used to test gallbladder evacuation time.
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Edward A., U.S. anatomist, 1886-1977.
Boyden meal - a meal used to test the evacuation time of the gallbladder.
Boyden sphincter - smooth muscle sphincter that controls the flow of bile in the duodenum. Synonym(s): sphincter of the common bile duct
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