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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

toilet

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

Pulmonary medicine
See Bronchial toilet.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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