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toilet

 [toi´let]
1. the cleansing and dressing of a wound and the surrounding area.
2. an apparatus into which defecation and urination can be done; called also commode.

toi·let

(toy'let),
1. Cleansing of the obstetric patient after childbirth.
2. Cleansing of the surface of a wound after an operation preparatory to the application of the dressing.
3. In dentistry, cavity débridement, the final step before placing a restoration in a tooth whereby the cavity is cleaned and all debris is removed.
[Fr. toilette]

toilet

(toi′lĭt)
n.
1.
a. An apparatus for defecation and urination, usually consisting of a bowl fitted with a hinged seat and connected to a waste pipe and a flushing apparatus.
b. A room or booth containing such an apparatus.
2. The cleansing of a body area as part of a surgical or medical procedure.

toilet

Medspeak
Cleansing, as of an accidental wound and the surrounding skin, or of an obstetrical patient after childbirth.

Pulmonary medicine
See Bronchial toilet.

toilet

Medtalk 'Cleansing, as of an accidental wound and the surrounding skin, or of an obstetrical Pt after childbirth'. See Bronchial toilet Vox populi Commode, hopper, john, lazybowl, porcelain convenience. See Space toilet.

toi·let

(toy-let')
1. Cleansing of the obstetric patient after childbirth or of a wound after an operation preparatory to the application of the dressing.
2. dentistry Cavity débridement, the final step before placing a restoration in a tooth whereby the cavity is cleaned and all debris is removed.
[Fr. toilette]

toi·let

(toy-let')
In dentistry, cavity débridement, final step before placing a restoration in a tooth whereby cavity is cleaned and all debris removed.
[Fr. toilette]

Patient discussion about toilet

Q. when dirarear subsides what can i eat,its been 14 hrs since last visit to toilet

A. try dry toast.

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It even reached a point where he intentionally does not drink water during official events so he would not have to use the comfort room.
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However, PWDs are still the priority in the said comfort room.
Beyond having a gender neutral comfort room, which is laudable, by the way, we should first look into the lack of comfort rooms in the city or this very unfortunate habit of people to relieve themselves anywhere - in walls, posts, and shrubs.
Last June 6, another teacher posted about using the comfort room as a faculty room.
"The decision of the administration is to impose the penalty of dismissal on the student caught bullying another student in the comfort room of the school," Villarin said.
ACT made the call after a Bacoor National High School teacher revealed that teachers of the school were left with no choice but to transform a comfort room into a faculty room.
One of the videos which was apparently filmed by a student inside the comfort room of the school showed a smaller student beating up a bigger student.
Manuel Chiudan, Vergel Manalo and Raymond Deocareza, who all face violations of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act, escaped through the ceiling of the comfort room during a downpour.
In response, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said it was the choice of the teacher to use the old comfort room, adding that the move was 'dramatic' and 'touching.'