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toilet

 [toi´let]
1. the cleansing and dressing of a wound and the surrounding area.
2. an apparatus into which defecation and urination can be done; called also commode.

toi·let

(toy'let),
1. Cleansing of the obstetric patient after childbirth.
2. Cleansing of the surface of a wound after an operation preparatory to the application of the dressing.
3. In dentistry, cavity débridement, the final step before placing a restoration in a tooth whereby the cavity is cleaned and all debris is removed.
[Fr. toilette]

toilet

/toi·let/ (toi´lit) the cleansing and dressing of a wound.

toilet

(toi′lĭt)
n.
1.
a. An apparatus for defecation and urination, usually consisting of a bowl fitted with a hinged seat and connected to a waste pipe and a flushing apparatus.
b. A room or booth containing such an apparatus.
2. The cleansing of a body area as part of a surgical or medical procedure.

toilet

Medspeak
Cleansing, as of an accidental wound and the surrounding skin, or of an obstetrical patient after childbirth.

Pulmonary medicine
See Bronchial toilet.

toilet

Medtalk 'Cleansing, as of an accidental wound and the surrounding skin, or of an obstetrical Pt after childbirth'. See Bronchial toilet Vox populi Commode, hopper, john, lazybowl, porcelain convenience. See Space toilet.

toi·let

(toy-let')
1. Cleansing of the obstetric patient after childbirth or of a wound after an operation preparatory to the application of the dressing.
2. dentistry Cavity débridement, the final step before placing a restoration in a tooth whereby the cavity is cleaned and all debris is removed.
[Fr. toilette]

toi·let

(toy-let')
In dentistry, cavity débridement, final step before placing a restoration in a tooth whereby cavity is cleaned and all debris removed.
[Fr. toilette]

toilet

the cleansing and dressing of a wound.

Patient discussion about toilet

Q. when dirarear subsides what can i eat,its been 14 hrs since last visit to toilet

A. try dry toast.

More discussions about toilet
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