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peg

 [peg]
a projecting structure.
rete p's inward projections of the epidermis into the dermis, as seen histologically in vertical sections.

PEG

Abbreviation for polyethylene glycols.

peg

(peg),
A cylindrical projection.

PEG

pneumoencephalography; polyethylene glycol.

peg

(peg) a projecting structure.
rete pegs  see under ridge.

PEG

abbr.
polyethylene glycol

percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)

the creation of a new opening in the stomach for enteral tube feedings. It can also be used for gastric decompression. PEG is accomplished by puncturing the abdominal wall after the stomach has been distended. A tube is then inserted through the abdominal wall into the stomach under endoscopic guidance. It can be performed with the patient under local anesthesia or moderate sedation or analgesia in the endoscopic suite, in the operating room, or at bedside in the critical care unit.
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Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube

PEG

1. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy GI disease An enteric feeding tube used to purge the colon presurgery.
2. Physician equity group. See Managed service organization.
3. Polyethylene glycol Therapeutics An inert long-chain synthetic molecule that may be attached to various proteins making them invisible to the immune system; multiple PEGs have been attached to ADA–adenosine deaminase, one of the enzymes responsible for SCID, allowing long-term survival of the molecule within the body; PEG has been attached to Hb, and has potential as a transport vehicle for artificial blood.

PEG

Abbreviation for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

PEG

Abbreviation for polyethylene glycols.

PEG

polyethylene glycol; percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

peg

a projecting structure; usually a small diameter, pointed piece of wood or metal, driven into a solid object.

rete p's
see rete pegs.
peg sticking
see tent pegging.
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Steve Tyler (Image Stevenage) was stationed just four pegs away but he had carp of a much bigger stamp, netting fish to 8lb in his 110lb 10oz runner-up score.
Swansea competitor Chris Hall was two pegs away and used the same tactics to put exactly 9lb on the scales for second place.
Using the pole at nine metres he counted 250 to the bank to beat Tony Price (Harriers) who mounted a challenge from two pegs away.
The next two payouts went into Cardiff pockets as three pegs away Steve Shaw weighed in 86lb 7oz and Keith Wilcox 81lb 5oz while fourth prize was taken by Caldicot member Mervyn Coombs with 72lb 15oz.
Drawn 10 pegs away from the once-prolific pipe bridge, Gibb had just one bream to remind him of the way things used to be, adding four razor- blade roach to take the verdict by an ounce.
Regular competitor from Tredegar Mike Yandle was in first place again when the Wednesday match at Redhill Fishery was held on Penny's Pond; but he only just made it as his 73lb 7oz catch of carp on pole and pellets was a mere three ounces better than the one Sean Wilson, from Trethomas, put on the scales two pegs away.
Second place went to Cardiff when five pegs away Steve Shaw caught 100lb 3oz on luncheon meat then it was Newport member Ian Driscoll with 93lb 8oz.