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flush

 [flush]
1. transient episodic redness of the face and neck caused by certain diseases, ingestion of certain drugs or other substances, heat, emotional factors, or physical exertion.
2. the rapid delivery of a bolus of solution through an intravenous line or catheter for the purpose of maintaining patency or insuring the complete delivery of all fluids in the lumen.
hectic flush a persistent or chronic flush associated with chronic debilitating disease, usually febrile.
heparin flush a dilute solution of heparin that is used to flush an intravenous line or arterial catheter.
malar flush a redness of the cheeks caused by excitement.

flush

(flŭsh),
1. To wash out with a full stream of fluid.
2. A transient erythema due to heat, exertion, stress, or disease.
3. Flat, or even with another surface, as a flush stoma.

flush

The alleged cleansing of a muscle by increasing its blood flow, which is said to remove toxins left by exertion.

flush

(flŭsh)
1. To wash out with a full stream of fluid.
2. A transient erythema due to heat, exertion, stress, or disease.
3. Flat, or even with another surface, as a flush stoma.

flush

wet ground (often on hillsides) that is typified by the presence of Sphagnum moss, where water comes to the surface but does not form a stream bed.

flush

(flŭsh)
1. To wash out with a full stream of fluid.
2. A transient erythema due to heat, exertion, stress, or disease.

Patient discussion about flush

Q. do i have a flu

A. What makes you think you have flu?

Do you have any of the signs or symptoms of it? (as listed here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Influenza#Symptoms_and_diagnosis or here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000080.htm)

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He controls her obedience by visiting her every evening and spending some time by her bedside: "Signifying his approval of his daughter's obedience, Mr Barrett lowered himself heavily into the chair by her side" (Flush 31).
Approximate mean flush volumes for the lower (LO) and higher (HI) flush volume conditions for the dual-flush toilets were HET LO 3.9 Lpf, HET HI 5.2 Lpf, PAT LO 4.1 Lpf, and PAT HI 4.9 Lpf.
The highest treatment mean of the diameter in the first flush is treatment 1 (6x12) with a mean of 45.93 cm, followed by treatment 3 (8x12) with 42.56 cm, treatment 2 (7x12) with 37.17 cm and the lowest treatment mean in the first flush is treatment 4 (9x12) with a mean of 30.79 cm.
A previous study showed a little decrease of water injection amount in the air with Flush knife BT-S (2-15ml/min) compared to Flush knife [8].
The findings show growers the importance of monitoring for psyllids when their trees are in flush. "It's a critical stage in the tree's life cycle, and it's the trees with older flush that growers really need to worry about," Hall says.
As Dr Prague explains, hot flushes are triggered by the release of a brain hormone called neurokinin B (NKB) in response to dropping oestrogen levels.
after insertion of CVC, the patient received either heparin (3 mL, 10 U/mL) or 0.9 % NaCl (10 mL) flushes every 8 hours.
To teach your dog to flush, you will need to plant birds, or better, put birds in a launcher that you can spring remotely.
AK Flush has been designed with a range of polar solvents that dissolve and remove oil along with other particulates, sludge, acids, carbon residues and moisture to prevent compressor damage.
CONTEMPORARY ELEGANCE Skate Cosmopolitan Leather is a unique flush plate designed for bathrooms serving as places of relaxation and well-being imparting more than a touch of cosmopolitan flair.
The Skate Cosmopolitan range includes WC flush plates with a mirror surface featuring anti-fingerprint technology.
"Flush once and forget it," Discovery News quoted James Walsh of the American Standard Champion toilet series as saying.