candling


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candling

said of eggs; holding a hen's egg up to a lighted candle in a darkened room to detect a developing embryo.
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Few studies have been done on candling, but one laboratory analysis published in a journal called Laryngoscope several years ago found candling created no vacuum suction whatsoever.
Photo: In this demonstration of ear candling, the fire remains far enough away from the patient's head to ensure safety during the procedure.