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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

(flush) redness, usually transient, of the face and neck.

flush

Etymology: ME, fluschen
1 a blush or sudden reddening of the face and neck.
2 a sudden subjective feeling of heat.
3 a prolonged reddening of the face such as may be seen with fever, use of certain drugs, or hyperthyroidism.
4 a sudden rapid flow of water or other liquid.

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

to wash out a cavity with a stream of water

flush

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

flush,

n 1. a blush or sudden reddening of the face and neck caused by vasodilation of small arteries and arterioles.
2. a sudden, subjective feeling of heat.
3. a sudden, rapid flow of water or other liquid.

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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