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evacuation

 [e-vak″u-a´shun]
1. an emptying.
2. catharsis (def. 1).
3. feces.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·vac·u·a·tion

(ē-vak'yū-ā'shŭn),
1. Removal of material, especially wastes from the bowels by defecation.
2. Synonym(s): stool (2)
3. Removal of air from a closed vessel; production of a vacuum.
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evacuation

(ĭ-văk′yo͞o-ā′shən)
n.
1. The act of evacuating or the condition of being evacuated.
2. Physiology
a. Discharge of waste materials from the excretory passages of the body, especially from the bowels.
b. The material so discharged.
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e·vac·u·a·tion

(ē-vak'yū-ā'shŭn)
1. Removal of material, especially wastes, from the bowels by defecation.
2. Synonym(s): stool (2) .
3. Removal of air from a closed vessel; production of a vacuum.
4. Orderly removal of people from danger.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

e·vac·u·a·tion

(ĕ-vak'yū-ā'shŭn)
Removal of material or air from a closed vessel.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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