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drop

 [drop]
1. a minute sphere of liquid as it hangs or falls.
2. to descend or cause to descend.
3. a descent or falling below the usual position.

drop

(drop),
1. To fall, or to be dispensed or poured in globules.
See also: drops.
2. A liquid globule.
See also: drops.
3. A volume of liquid regarded as a unit of dosage, equivalent in the case of water to about 1 minim.
See also: drops.
4. A solid confection in globular form, usually intended to be allowed to dissolve in the mouth.
[A.S. droppan]

drop

(drop)
1. a minute sphere of liquid as it hangs or falls.
2. to descend or fall.
3. a descent or falling below the usual position.

drop

(drŏp)
n.
a. A small amount of a liquid, drawn into a roughly spherical mass by surface tension.
b. The quantity of liquid contained in such a mass, especially when measured out by a dropper.
c. drops Liquid medicine administered in drops.
d. A small quantity of a liquid: There isn't a drop of milk left.
e. Informal An alcoholic drink: a man known to have a drop now and then.
v.tr.
1. To let fall in drops: drop the medicine into the ear.
2. To give birth to. Used of animals.

drop (gtt)

Etymology: AS, dropa
a small spherical mass of liquid. A drop may vary in size with differences in temperature, viscosity, and other factors. For therapeutic purpose, a drop is regarded as having a volume of 0.06 to 0.1 mL, or 1 to 1.5 minims. 1.5 drops = 1 mL.

drop

(drop)
1. To fall, or to be dispensed or poured in globules.
2. A liquid globule.
3. A volume of liquid regarded as a unit of dosage, equivalent in the case of water to about 1 minim (20 drops are equal to 1 mL).
[A.S. droppan]

drop

(drop)
1. To fall, or to be dispensed or poured in globules.
2. A liquid globule.
3. A volume of liquid regarded as unit of dosage, equivalent in case of water to about 1 minim.
4. A solid confection in globular form, usually intended to be allowed to dissolve in the mouth.
[A.S. droppan]

drop

1. a minute sphere of liquid as it hangs or falls.
2. a descent or falling below the usual position.

Patient discussion about drop

Q. Can Jantoven cause hemoglobin to drop?

A. Yes. In that case, you may consider consulting a doctor, since it may result from bleeding that may necessitate treatment.

Q. can you take cough drops while your pregnant

A. there are many kinds of cough syrups/drops/pills. and all of them contains different materials, some have codeine in it and that is not a good choice during pregnancy. but the best thing to do is ask the pharmacist that sells the medicine. their job is to know those things. you can also read the pamphlet that comes with the medicine.

Q. what is the red line when your body temperature drops before you are getting hypothermia?

A. Hypothermia is a condition in which an organism's temperature drops below that required for normal metabolism and function. For people in stage 1 hypethermia, body temperature drops by 1-2°C below normal temperature (35-36°C). Mild to strong shivering occurs. In stage 2, body temperature drops by 2-4°C (35-33 degrees). Shivering becomes more violent. Muscle mis-coordination becomes apparent and movements are slow and labored and there is mild confusuin. In stage 3, body temperature drops below approximately 32 °C (89.6 °F). Shivering usually stops and there's difficulty speaking, sluggish thinking, and amnesia start to appear. Cellular metabolic processes shut down. This is life threatening.

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When the bolt is withdrawn from the assembly, the wing section will disengage and drop behind the wall.
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