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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

flush

The alleged cleansing of a muscle by increasing its blood flow, which is said to remove toxins left by exertion.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

flush

(flŭsh)
1. To wash out with a full stream of fluid.
2. A transient erythema due to heat, exertion, stress, or disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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