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reservoir

 [rez´er-vwahr]
1. a storage place or cavity.
2. an alternate or passive host or carrier that harbors pathogenic organisms without injury to itself and serves as a source from which other individuals can be infected.
cardiotomy reservoir in cardiopulmonary bypass, a collection chamber for blood suctioned from the heart chambers and pericardium.
continent ileal reservoir an intra-abdominal pouch having a volume of at least 500 ml and a valve created from a portion of the ileum, pulled through the stoma, and lying flat against the abdominal wall; it maintains continence of feces and is emptied by a catheter when full. See also continent ileostomy and kock pouch.
ileoanal reservoir see ileoanal reservoir.
Ommaya reservoir a device implanted in the brain for instillation of medication or removal of fluid through a catheter in a lateral ventricle. When used for the direct administration of chemotherapy, it enhances the concentration of medication in brain tissue.

re·cep·tac·u·lum

, pl.

re·cep·tac·u·la

(rē'sep-tak'yū-lŭm, -lă),
A receptacle.
Synonym(s): reservoir
[L. fr. re-cipio, pp. -ceptus, to receive, fr. capio, to take]

reservoir

/re·ser·voir/ (rez´er-vwahr)
1. a storage place or cavity.
3. an alternate host or passive carrier of a pathogenic organism.

continent ileal reservoir 
1. a valved intra-abdominal pouch that maintains continence of the feces and is emptied by a catheter when full.
2. a neobladder made from a section of ileum.
continent urinary reservoir  neobladder.
ileoanal reservoir  a pouch for the retention of feces, formed by suturing together multiple limbs of ileum and connected to the anus by an ileal conduit; used with colectomy to maintain continence in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.
Pecquet's reservoir  cisterna chyli.

reservoir

(rĕz′ər-vwär′, -vwôr′, -vôr′)
n.
1. A natural or artificial pond or lake used for the storage and regulation of water.
2. A receptacle or chamber for storing a fluid.
3. Anatomy See cisterna.
4. Medicine An organism or population that directly or indirectly transmits a pathogen while being virtually immune to its effects.

reservoir

[rez′ərvwär]
Etymology: Fr, réservoir
a chamber or receptacle for holding or storing a fluid.

re·cep·tac·u·lum

, pl. receptacula (rē-sĕp-tak'yū-lŭm, -lă)
A receptacle.
Synonym(s): reservoir.
[L. fr. re-cipio, pp. -ceptus, to receive, fr. capio, to take]

Reservoir

A population in which a virus is maintained without causing serious illness to the infected individuals.
Mentioned in: Hemorrhagic Fevers

reservoir

1. a storage place or cavity.
2. an alternative host or passive carrier of a pathogenic organism.

reservoir control
control of infection in animal, bird or insect populations which act as reservoirs for infection of domesticated animals.
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According to media reports, the murder took place near the Seyhan Dam reservoir in Adana.
In 1949 and 1950 a group of us Polish ex-soldiers sat on a bench at the Knoll on the way to swim in New Dam reservoir, looking at the lovely view from that spot.
The land is part of a project to pump water from Egypt's Aswan High Dam reservoir and deliver it via a 50 km (30 mile) canal to reclaimed farmland 60 km from the border with Sudan.
The reservoir behind the dam is to be the second largest in the country after the Karkheh Dam reservoir.
Meanwhile, the depleting water levels of the Pong Dam Reservoir become cause of worry for the residents and farmers.
Specialist water rescue crews raced to the scene at Oude Dam Reservoir near Oban, Argyll, and managed to stop the van sinking further.
Up to 1000 litres of the chemical - which can cause cardio-vascular, kidney and breathing problems - were spilled on roads and into the Oude Dam Reservoir.
The Department of Fish and Game will send its Fillmore Hatchery trucks to nine sites this week, including Crystal Lake, Legg Lake, Puddingstone Reservoir and Santa Fe Dam Reservoir.
The present study reflects the urgency of providing a solution to improve the conditions of traffickability of the road platform, Particularly those resulting from its use by heavy vehicles that operate in the water supply to the fagilde dam reservoir, Following the operation set up by anpc to meet the water supply needs of the population dependent on that system, Due to the low storage reserve due to the dry state that occurs.
ISLAMABAD -- The Mangla Dam reservoir has officially lost 10 feet water storage as Indus River System Authority (Irsa) has allowed increasing its minimum operating level (MOL) to 1,050 feet against the existing 1040 feet .
The tournament was managed to encourage the amateur angling at the huge lake of Mangla Dam reservoir.
He said that district administration had taken various precautionary steps to deal with the flood situation during the rainy season with the coordination of WAPDA which also initiated various steps about the warning and water disposal systems in case of flood in the low lying areas close the Mangla dam reservoir.