dependent drainage(redirected from downward drainage)
drainage from the lowest part and into a receptacle at a level lower than the structure being drained.
Synonym(s): downward drainage
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de·pen·dent drain·age(dĕ-pen'dĕnt drān'ăj)
Drainage from the lowest part and into a receptacle at a level lower than the body structure being drained.
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